Question about 2004 Honda VT 1100 C2 Shadow Sabre
Changed stator, starter, but now have oil leak. redone stator cover gasket, still leaks oil can't see from where. would bad o ring on the other starter cause oil leakage?
Yes--remove starter-use new "O" ring.slightly oil "O" ring put it back on
starter.And make sure its firmly seated.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
To remove piston safely use the brake pedal to press out piston. You will need to remove the pads so it can do this. You will need a container to catch the fluid when the piston comes out. Clean the the piston with a fine polishing cloth 600 grit or higher so as not to leave scratches, replace piston if it pitted or burred. Clean inside of caliper, remove inside seal with dental type tool. Roll in the new seal, position same as old one. install new outter dust boot if equipped with one. Lubricate seal and leading edge of piston with brake fluid. Slide piston into calipier. You will need to make sure it is started straight and then use a C-clamp to compress the piston all the way in. Never ever use any oils or grease any any internal brake parts because it will cause seal failure. Clean parts are critical, but again , no petroleum products. Good luck
Posted on Jun 10, 2009
I have a 1990 Honda fourtrax, the head lights don't work, just quit working the one on the left hand side is lit but very dim. The tail light works fine. What could be wrong???
Posted on Aug 16, 2009
SOURCE: There is oil leaking from
Removing the cover to replace the gasket will not harm any of the electrics. I would try just tightening the case screws to see if that will take care of the problem. Worst case is you get a new gasket. Use an impact driver to remove and/or tighten the screws. The web site below looks like the gasket is in stock. Now would be a good time to replace the shift shaft seal. That could be the oil leak anyway. Please rate my answer. Thanks.
Posted on Sep 14, 2010
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