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The air filter appears to have a fuel-oil like film on it, what would be causing this

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Please make sure if the Air filter of the Yamaha is getting wet or leaking any liquid, which means the Filter needs to be replaced with new one.

Posted on Mar 27, 2011

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  • kthompson102 Mar 27, 2011

    I AM REFERRING TO OLD FILTER AFTER APPROX. 3000 MILES, IT APPEARS MORE SOILED THAN DRY, I DO HAVE NEW FILTER

  • Shankar R Mar 28, 2011

    Ok if you have a new filter, then you can experiment and use these steps to clean and use the old filter for years!! Checkout these videos to clean the old filter. Although the bikes mentioned in the videos are different from yours but the steps are same for cleaning the filter of your bike.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqTJNzaVt...
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QR6pGeF-Z...
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sURkpDFzo...

  • kthompson102 Mar 29, 2011

    THANKS FOR THE INFO, WAS A BIG HELP

  • Shankar R Mar 29, 2011

    You are always welcome, Thompson.

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