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Oil leak I have an 07 VTX 1800f. Barely 1000 miles. Shortly after 500 I noticed an oil discharge coming from the rear left side cylinder head. It appears to happen from what I suspect to be head flooding while sitting on stand. There is no oil tracing as I ride, all other parts are clean except the cooling fins where it runs down. Is there a fix or is this a "live with issue" or something else?

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It is most likely a leaky cylinder head cover gasket. There are also rubber seals that go around the bolts that hold the cover onto the head. Look closely and you will, very likely, see oil coming from one of these areas.

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