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Discussion in 'V7/V85/V9 Chat & Tech' started by colby22, Oct 9, 2015.

  1. colby22

    colby22 Just got it firing!

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    Did first service today and found this in the transmission drain plug. Rubbery orange stuff shouldn't be here.
    Bike has been fine during break in period.

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    99sh Tuned and Synch'ed

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    May be residual silicone sealant?
     
  3. colby22

    colby22 Just got it firing!

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    Definitely feels like it. Why here?
     
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    john zibell Moderator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    It might be a good idea to drop the pan and remove as much as you can.
     
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    elkgrichard High Miler

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    What is the history of this bike? Somebody rebuild that transmission?
     
  6. colby22

    colby22 Just got it firing!

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    Its a new bike this is the first service. Sent pics to the dealer.
     
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    Brian UK GT Reference

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    That's not good. Problem is, have you invalidated the warranty by doing the service yourself? In Europe that would be the case.
     
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    sib Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    In the US, you DON'T invalidate the warranty by doing your own service. If MG tried to pull that stunt, you'd see why we are such gun enthusiasts here.
     
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    mwrenn Cruisin' Guzzisti GT Famiglia

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    How are you going to fix it? I am going to do the first service on my V7II next week. Will be looking for residue like that.
     
  10. colby22

    colby22 Just got it firing!

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    With the drain out I poured some oil through to "Flush" it out. I didn't see anymore coming out. And the screen was clean so I buttoned up and went back to riding. All seems well, it's under warranty and the dealer is really great. I have been a customer for many years and this is my 3rd V7 all bought from them.
     
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    Cam3512 Tuned and Synch'ed

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    Drop the pan on the tranny?
     
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    elkgrichard High Miler

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    I've got a 2013 V7....I don't think I have a screen to clean in the transmission? Is that from a V7-2
     
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    pokeyjoe High Miler

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    Yes. The new 6-speed transmission has a little screen above the drain plug.
     

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