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Exsessive grease coming from chain sprocket area

Excessive grease coming from chain sprocket area.

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  • klinkin3 Apr 20, 2009

    I Lube the chain about ever 300 mile or so with a can of Petrol, the grease is thick dark gray or black, but the bike only has 4500 mile on it and it just started a few days ago. The oil was changed about 1000 miles ago using 15w50 Synth.

  • jimmy l coates Sep 02, 2013

    no grease problem read problem

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If the grease is really thick and you don't lube the chain with that type of grease, then it would have to be from the swing arm being over-greased. If the grease is liquid then it would be coming from the output shaft seal. Get a new seal then remove the sprocket and clean the output shaft. Now remove the old seal and install the new seal.

By the way, if the oil in the gearbox looks like grease then it is past time for an oil and filter change. 10w40 motor oil.

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