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2001Buell/Cyclone motorcycle spits out oil from primary case vent hose @ 1,500RPM

When my bike is accelerated to steady approx.1500RPMs,it spits oil from the primary case vent hose that runs towards rear of bike under wheel fender. I need help desperately!!,please let me know what to check???;thanx. Alberto

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Its the crank case breather. either rig up an oil catch can or plug it and drain in every month...its caused from blow buy or too much oil

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Unless Harley has changed something, I'm not familiar with a vent tube on the left side of a Sportster. I've always seen the vent tube coming out of the cam chest on the right side of the bike. Even the transmission vent came up and over to just behind the oil tank.

On your Sportster, make sure that you're not overfilling the oil tank. There are two lines on the dipstick. When checking your oil, the top line is 'FULL HOT" and the lower line is 'FULL COLD". Keep the level between the two lines when hot. As long as you can see oil on the dipstick, ride the bike far enough to heat up the oil and then check the level.

Otherwise, trace the hose back to it's source and tell me exactly where it comes from.

Good Luck
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