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How do I add fork oil into my 04 450f and how much ?

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SOURCE: front fork leaking oil from bottom of the seal.

This is one of the few things that I recommend you take to a shop - you need some very special tools and techniques to fix this problem. Sorry,
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Posted on Dec 30, 2008

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SOURCE: 2004 Yamaha 450F rides rough on front forks.

You can download a manual if you search the web.

Posted on Mar 19, 2009

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SOURCE: front fork leaking oil from bottom of the seal.

change the oil seals and oil in the fork,and avoid wheelies on the bike and off road biking 

Posted on May 17, 2009

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SOURCE: Adding Fork Oil

yes see caps at top of trees caps come off at the bottom of shocks you will find a single think 9 mm bolt to drain oil out. Make sure you drain all the oil up and add the same amount that shocks are required nothing more nore less.....

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SOURCE: i need to know if i can add fork oil to my 03 yz25...

Yes. Unscrew the fork caps one at a time and push the front end down just enough to get a turkey baster or syringe to the inside. Unless you've lost alot of fluid, just add in 10cc increments. If you get too much in them, the forks will get really stiff.

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yes see caps at top of trees caps come off at the bottom of shocks you will find a single think 9 mm bolt to drain oil out. Make sure you drain all the oil up and add the same amount that shocks are required nothing more nore less.....

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