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Re: Final Drive Oil Leak
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2018, 10:16:11 PM »
You have the identical symptoms, identical oil leaking from boot as I had on my 2013 right down to some oil on the rim.  The so called non-replaceable seal was the culprit in my bike.  Ended up, lucky for me, with Triumph replacing entire drive shaft assembly at their expense.

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Re: Final Drive Oil Leak
« Reply #9 on: January 17, 2018, 06:14:33 PM »
*Originally Posted by earthman [+]
Mine certainly was. :002:

It does make you wonder how they manage to do it though. :087:

I'm racking my brain trying to figure out how it's possible. If you overfill, it will leak out long before you get the bolt in enough to stop it. The only thing I can think of is someone was pumping oil in under pressure WHILE tightening the bolt. I would think that would set off alarm bells in one's mind.
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Re: Final Drive Oil Leak
« Reply #10 on: January 17, 2018, 07:11:54 PM »
Maybe it was "filled" prior to being fitted to the Bike -
If it was tipped over so the filler hole was uppermost,
it would be easy to over fill it !! ??  :087:



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Re: Final Drive Oil Leak
« Reply #11 on: January 17, 2018, 07:23:57 PM »
The only other thing that I can think of, maybe the factory floor isn't actually level?  :008: 

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Re: Final Drive Oil Leak
« Reply #12 on: January 17, 2018, 07:31:17 PM »
Or it was filled by the same "mechanic" that fitted
the Front Wishbone bolt from the wrong side !  :087:   :008:

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Re: Final Drive Oil Leak
« Reply #13 on: June 12, 2018, 05:30:33 PM »
So far so good--no oil leaking out of the final drive yet.   I'm Keeping my fingers crossed.