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Leaking seals front forks 84, 650cc - 1984 Yamaha XJ 650

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    Eldric Venne May 11, 2010

    What are you asking? Replace the seals if they are leaking. It is fairly complicated. If you don't feel up to the task, find someone who can do it for you.

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You should change oil and oil seals at the forks

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