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Oil consumption on a 2008 Road King Classic with the 103 Big Bore

Ever since I purchased this bike, I have added up to a quart of oil about every 1500 miles. Any insight? It is not burning or leaking oil.

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    it leaks fuel from the quick disconnect on the fuel line

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That is allot of oil for it not to be burning blue smoke out the exsaust or leaking..

The bike should be level front to back and side to side when checking it..

Posted on Sep 24, 2009

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