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Bike runs ok for a while then starts to splutter as if running out of petrol, then stops if i wait awhile it then starts but repeats the same process have found oil in air filter tray

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Look into fuel flow issues, there is a strainer in the tank, and usually a filter. This description sounds like a restricted screen and or filter.

The oil may not be a real issue, as closed crankcase ventalation system moves some oil to that area, to be burned by intake into combustion chamber. Excessive oil will happen when your engine is near the end of it's life and crankcase blow by becomes extreme.

Posted on Nov 12, 2010

  • denteddave Nov 25, 2010

    could be a blocked vent in your fuel tank filler cap

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