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Water getting in to engine oil i think head gasket in fine ive been told i may have a problem with the water pump is this true?

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The water pump oil seals, yes. The seals keep the gearbox oil separated from the water. The only other way water can normally get into the gearbox is if you have a cracked center casing, a loose oil filler plug, bad head gasket, bad cylinder gasket, and condensation. The normal culprit is the water pump seals.

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I have a ktm rc8 & i recently came off it, the bike is now rebuilt but i think i have water in the engine oil. i have the white stuff on the inside the oil cap, dont think this is condensation but if it is how long can u run the bike for safely before determining condensation?

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