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I have a kawasaki 600 eliminator

When i opened the clutch oil cap i can smell petrol from inside the chamber please help me to find the problem

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Ck the fuel tank petcock for proper position. Fuel is filling your cylinders and pasing the rings into the crankcase. Diluted oil will take out bearings. Good luck. I you must, turn off your fuel when parked and not running.

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Its blow by the rings are getting warn down and its time to get new piston rings nd a hone job then you ll be good !

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