Question about Hartford VR 200X Motorcycles
What company makes this bike have never heard of it.
Posted on May 08, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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I asked as you said it 'backed up and sat in the reservoir'. do you mean the crankcase filler hole?
These engine are notorious for having to have the oil poured in very slowly as it has to go through a very small hole & they can easily overflow, it is normal for the level to go down when placed on side-stand
The oil coming out of the filler hole under pressure (with bubbles) is due to the crankcase pressurising, this is usually caused by one of two things
1. A kink or other restriction in the breather pipe; this can easily be pinched when putting the seat compartment back on or by wrong routing, it goes from the cylinder head to the air-box
2. The piston rings or cylinder bore are extremely worn & therefore let pressurised fuel mixture back into the crankcase
I think no.1 applies
I hope this answer is acceptable
I only meant to ask for clarification but must have posted it as a solution ( which you have rejected )
Posted on May 09, 2010
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no its not normal,,, for your questions..they are all linked so i will answer each of them together..
The oil resevior has a blockage,, this is what causes the back pressre sound as well as the spewing.. This will also account for why the oil didnt go in normally.. This is usually caused by 1 or 2 things...
1.) wen you were adding oil something got down there with it and jammed / semi- jammed the inside..
2.) the parts in the engine are shaving ,, this is when the outer coating begins to fall off which is normally caused by 1.) wrong oil type 2.) running the engine will little or no oil, particles in the oil..
Now with that siad,, get your self an engine treatment,, the kind that you pour into the engine, run it and it should dissolve the particles and free the system,, drain it then add new oil...
If that fails then you will need to replace the engine or have it serviced / repaired,, This involves taking it apart,, replaceing components and putting it backtogether... You can also run it as is unit it goes..
Posted on May 09, 2010
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