2003 ktm450 exc oil in stator side

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by wvspike, Feb 16, 2013.

  1. wvspike

    wvspike Adventurer

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    I am leaking oil out of side cover on stator side (bad gasket). Question is should there be oil in there or is their a bad crank seal? Also stator rotor bolt left or right hand thread?
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  2. LukasM

    LukasM Long timer

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    That's normal, there is always oil in there.
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  3. wvspike

    wvspike Adventurer

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    thank you very much, I will replace the gasket and ride on
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