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Changed oil, then, drip-drip-drip
« on: March 28, 2014, 02:36:40 am »
I have a rather strange thing going on. I did my own oil change at the 500 mile mark. But now, there remains an ever so slight drip, drip, drip right at the oil plug site. I cant imagine why that would be, can anyone shed some light on this for me? There was no drain plug gasket that I could see. Thanks for any help on this
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Re: Changed oil, then, drip-drip-drip
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2014, 10:51:41 am »
Mine has a copper washer. After several oil changes, no drip.

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Re: Changed oil, then, drip-drip-drip
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2014, 12:51:18 pm »
Thanks, I must have somehow lost my washer in the process. Looks like I am off to the dealer for a pack of crush washers :006:
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Re: Changed oil, then, drip-drip-drip
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2014, 05:12:16 am »
Yes it would be a good idea to replace the crush washer with each oil change.  I know some reuse them but for $1 it seems best to replace.
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Re: Changed oil, then, drip-drip-drip
« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2014, 02:34:58 pm »
Yeah, I went and bought a couple crush washers and put one on. Bye bye drip! :046:
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Re: Changed oil, then, drip-drip-drip
« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2014, 09:18:11 am »
The Sump Plug Washer ( Service Manual recommends fitting a new one every time ) is Triumph Part Number T3450093,
or Part Number PFKL1215248 at World of Triumph where they cost £0.63 each ( + Delivery )  :028:

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Re: Changed oil, then, drip-drip-drip
« Reply #6 on: April 02, 2014, 02:32:42 pm »
Thanks Coconut, I did buy that and it took care of the drip, now to fix the fork seal leak!!  GRRRRR
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Re: Changed oil, then, drip-drip-drip
« Reply #7 on: April 02, 2014, 08:37:50 pm »
If you flip the crush washer over each oil change, you can use it least 2 times. The surface under the drain plug is the same as on my old Vision. It is slightly concave and the crush washer will conform to it when you tighten the plug. If you flip it over, it will re-conform but I would only do it once because the copper washer will eventually develop cracks.
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