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98 yzf 600R..Right fork leaking. Problem and fix?

98 yzf 600R..Right fork leaking. I took it in to get the oil changed and I was told the right fork was leaking which in turn was lowering my front braking capability. If you could help me out with what exactly the problem is and how to go about fixing it that would be great.

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It sounds like your fork seal has failed,it wont affect your brakes but will make your front suspension feel a wee bit "soggy"and will affect your handling,i would suggest getting the seal replaced as evetually the oil from the faulty seal will contaminate your brake pads that will affect your braking performance,replacing the seal,sooner rather than later ,would be a wise move..hope this helps...cheers

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