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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-08-2019, 04:54 AM Thread Starter
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Oil cap blew off while riding?

So I've have my 2008 r1 for about 3 months 5k Mike's. Just did an oil change and while I was riding my oil fill cap shot off and blew oil out all over me and the bike. Please help lol
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-08-2019, 07:51 AM
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You might've just had too much oil in her. Did you do the last oil change? I recently had an issue with oil coming out at my filler cap. It did shoot off but it did leak all over my right foot/boot, swingarm and even rear tire. Turns out I had over-filled with oil AND my oil filler cap O-ring had broken. I dumped all the oil got a new O-ring and filled it to the correct limit, per owner's manual, and all good since then. Hope it's this simple for you
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