New bike in the Garage

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Re: New bike in the Garage

Postby Brecken » Sat Mar 09, 2019 7:02 am

I also just for a new bike. So I have a ? .. I have a 2007 en500. Just changed the oil use n I&n filter. With. Castr 10w/40. After i changed the oil. 3.4 quarts. I only rode for about 15 mil and looked at the glass to look at oil and it was at 1/4 full. Were did the oil go? No oil leaks nothing in air

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Re: New bike in the Garage

Postby bikerbill » Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:41 am

Your post is identical to the second post in this thread. Please read the response in the third post in this thread to find your answer.
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Re: New bike in the Garage

Postby JosephKneeland » Mon Jan 25, 2021 2:32 am

bikerbiill wrote:It may have gone into the oil filter. After doing an oil change check the oil level after 'priming' the oil system. I.e.: run the engine for a minute or two to let the oil circulate. Turn the engine off and let it sit for a few minutes. Then check the oil level with the bike vertical.

Hope this helps.

I really gotta find time to get that honda I picked up 4 years ago on the road again!

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