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Spilling fluids there is a run off hose coming from the air breather and it spits out gas and oil and leaves a stian as big as a frisbee every time why does it do that,i am a first time rider and not that educated when it comes to bikes so i made a mistake and didnot winterize it i think that might have something to do with it but not sure.if you could explain it to me in a way ill understand that would be great at least till i get smarter.

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Clean out the air filter and see if that helps.

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It may be running ridiculously rich or the float in the carburetor is stuck open and pouring fuel into the cylinder while it sits. Drain the oil and if fuel is in it, you probably have a carb issue. Getting oil in the air filter box is not unheard of because a hose connects the crankcase to the breather box to let unburned fumes back into the cylinder. I'm not familiar with this bike but I've known some bikes had a tendency to cough up oil into the air intake if you ran it wide open on the throttle. The older big displacement kawasaki vulcan cruisers come to mind.

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1. Open the hood of the vehicle.

2. Look for the power steering fluid reservoir.

3. Raise the reservoir and disconnect the hose that goes to the oil cooler.

4. Connect a hose of suitable diameter to the disconnected hose that goes to the oil cooler and put the hose end in the fluid jar.( be careful not to spill the fluid on the painted area of the body. Wipe off spilled fluid at once.)

5. Start engine and let it run at idle. Turn the steering wheel from lock to lock position several times. When fluid stop running out from the hose, shut off the engine. Discard fluid that was drained from the reservoir.

6. Re-fit the return hose to the reservoir.

7. Fill the reservoir to the level mark.

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Running into the AIR INTAKE, or the AIR FILTER/CARB MOUTH?

If the latter, it's the lines for the crankcase ventilation breather, and quite common for it to carry a little oil mist.

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Check to see if you have overfilled the oil supply. My 1980 has the same oil vent pipe terminating in the air box, and if the oil reservoir is over filled it will spit oil into the air box. That line is a breather pipe and it conforms to EPA rules, namely no venting of hydrocarbons to the atmosphere.

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When you lower the engine oil level this will stop. Run the tractor with the air filter off ( dont mow or drive), the breather hose should not have oil comming out of it anymore. The smoke will still be there for a while, so do it out side. The muffler will have oil that needs to cook out of it. When that stops you should be good.

If there is still "spitting" out of the breather, you may have bad piston rings alowing exaust to enter the oil sump. If this happens even after the oil level was checked, you need a rering job.

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