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post #1 of 35 (permalink) Old 08-15-2014, 03:59 PM Thread Starter
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Am I leaking oil?

Rode home today parked the bike took the dog for a 30 min walk passing the bike I see oil on the front head on the right side
Am I leaking oil or is this oils mist from the head breathers.
Also checked oil level , when i opened the oil cap noticed air escaping is this normal.
Took some cell phone pics

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Here's a pic of the oil level bike is stock 2013 RGC no mods at all
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What air cleaner do you have? I'd say it's coming out of the A/C and I bet you like to run that bike fast judging from those pics.

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What air cleaner do you have? I'd say it's coming out of the A/C and I bet you like to run that bike fast judging from those pics.

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Stock air cleaner. Now how would those pics let you know I run the bike fast
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Did you recently grease the steering head bearing? Excess often leaks out and melts in the heat, sprays back.

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Did you recently grease the steering head bearing? Excess often leaks out and melts in the heat, sprays back.
No haven't done anything to it besides changing fluids in all 3 holes 2500 miles ago and riding it
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My 12 never had any mist coming out of the air cleaner untill my last service,my fault put to much oil in,took a little out been dry ever since,looks like breather blow by.

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I started running mine a half a quart low and it stopped the blow by


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I just recently started seeing this and the oil change was months ago.

Is there anyway to check that it's definitely coming if the ac or the head breathers?

Also where are the head breathers located.

It's my first Harley trying to make sure nothing is seriously wrong.
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Same thing just happened to me. I took the HD stage 1 AC off, cleaned it, and put it back on. No more oil leak. Maybe something wasn't on right. No idea... But whatever I did fixed the leak.




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