PDA

View Full Version : foamy oil help


guamXL
21st August 2006, 10:40
I have a 2006 XL1200R and after riding for about 1 hour I checked the oil and all I got on the stick was foam.

jms969
21st August 2006, 14:48
I have a 2006 XL1200R and after riding for about 1 hour I checked the oil and all I got on the stick was foam.

1. What oil are you using?
2. Are you using an additive?
3. How many miles since your last oil change?
4. How much oil did you put in on your last oil change?
5. Does oil register on the dipstick when the engine is cool?

Might want to park the bike until you are certain that you are properly lubricating the engine...

JMS

thatbikerguy
21st August 2006, 15:12
I agree!!!

Moved On
21st August 2006, 16:00
How much foam did you get? Some foam on the top is normal, if you don't have any foam then it's time to really start to worry.

Gazza

Sportster1200
21st August 2006, 20:55
If you just changed the oil you may have some air trapped in your lines.

Kong

jms969
21st August 2006, 21:30
If you just changed the oil you may have some air trapped in your lines.

Kong

See my questions 4 and 5 above... :smoke

jms969
22nd August 2006, 15:33
So GuamXL... What did you find?