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Ever since I bought the bike every time I started it I got a light hint of blue smoke from the pipes. This morning I started it and it smoked heavily for several minutes. It sputtered and fell all over it self on the ride to the H-D Dealer. Once there we found oil running around the base of the rear cylinder. The bike has 340ish miles on it. No mods to the exhaust or ECM (yet).

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Matt
 

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Sounds like someone didn't do their job right at the factory. I had a problem with the water pump and thermostat gaskets leaking at my first service, but no oil leaks as of yet. Keep up informed.
 

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Every once and awhile, I get alittle white smoke when I start her up. Nothing serious...and I will just keep an eye on the oil level. She runs strong so I'm not worried...and I have a 5 year extended warranty...so I'm not worried at all.
 

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No troubles on mine with that, but I am sure they can get you all fixed up. The nice thing is your under warranty. Hope you get it fixed soon!
 

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sounds like the head is loose, or maybe thats my head?
 

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No definate word on the problem yet. It is looking like I am just going to get a new engine since the bike is so new.
 

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thedak said:
No definate word on the problem yet. It is looking like I am just going to get a new engine since the bike is so new.
If it was me I would definately be pushing for a complete new engine and not a re-build of your existing one.
 

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The dealer just wants to put a fresh engine into it. We will find out Monday or Tuesday
 

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WOW, this is the first time I have ever heard of this. Most have been something really bad.
 

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Yeah you have a gasket problem. For some reason I thought it said it was running down the head. :stooge:
 

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My bike did the same thing before I changed the exhaust. Now it is only a thing of the past.
 

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Got the news today. Crack in the Engine Casing. New Motor.

Dealership gave me a new bike to ride while mine is being fixed.
 

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thedak said:
Got the news today. Crack in the Engine Casing. New Motor.

Dealership gave me a new bike to ride while mine is being fixed.
WOW! How did that pass inspection at the factory? Tell them to put the 1250 in. Good luck.
 
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