999 oil leak

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  1. chase

    chase Member

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    I returned home after a gentle run yesterday and noticed a small drip of oil on the drive , stripped the side off the fairing (how easy is that ) and the leak was coming from one of the oil line fittings (that go to the cooler).
    The fitting that screws into the engine just needed a slight retighten and then loosen the pipe to take the slight kink out the pipe and it was all sorted .
    So just a piece of advice to you all to check the tightness of these fittings when you are doing any work in the vicinity of the R H S of the engine with the fairing off .
     
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    Oil cooler fittings have caused me problems also and one of them cracked and started weeping, over tightening needs to be avoided if you do need to do this job.
     
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