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oil leaking out of carb

97 GSXR 750 left side of engine, carb #1. 2-3-4 are super clean what could this be caused from. 16,000 miles. did oil change 800 miles ago. clean oil coming out of carb
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I can't help.. we'll hve to wait for the mechanical guru's to wake up
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That doesn't sound good... so only carb #1 is covered in oil?

How is the bike running?
Like crap?
Do you run it hard?

I will hold my judgement on it till I see back... but it might not be good... fair warning...




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Hmmm. Oil can come from a breather hose that takes blowby from the engine to the airbox. Some use a little filter that could be clogged, or the hose could be kinked or clogged. Check out your manual for this hose and possible filter.
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Hmmm. Oil can come from a breather hose that takes blowby from the engine to the airbox. Some use a little filter that could be clogged, or the hose could be kinked or clogged. Check out your manual for this hose and possible filter.
I will ckeck it out. Bike is running great. I will take a pic today and post it up for a better look. also been smelling a little gas lately and found this on the net. since its a used bike can I get this recal done for free?

Make : SUZUKI Model : GSX-R750 Year : 1997
Manufacturer : AMERICAN SUZUKI MOTOR CORP.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 98V133000 Recall Date : JUN 19, 1998
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINEELIVERY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 17007
Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES. THE GASKET BETWEEN THE FUEL TANK AND THE FUEL PUMP MOUNTING PLATE CAN LOSE ITS ABILITY TO PROVIDE A TIGHT SEAL, ALLOWING FUEL TO DRIP FROM THE GASKET.
Consequence:
IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, FUEL LEAKAGE CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REDESIGNED FUEL PUMP GASKET ON THESE MOTORCYCLES.
Notes:
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 29, 1998. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR MOTORCYCLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-800-255-2550. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (-1888-327-4236).
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Hmmm. Oil can come from a breather hose that takes blowby from the engine to the airbox. Some use a little filter that could be clogged, or the hose could be kinked or clogged. Check out your manual for this hose and possible filter.
Good call as well. Some Rep this man! I would rather it be that than what I think could be the worse.




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Good call as well. Some Rep this man! I would rather it be that than what I think could be the worse.
Repped NW for you.
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Good call as well. Some Rep this man! I would rather it be that than what I think could be the worse.
REP SENT, NOW LET IT BE TRUE
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Thanks. The bike leans on the kickstand so oil has to flow to carb #1. But the blowby tube is the only thing I can think off with oil next to or above the carbs. At least on mine.

True story. A friend said his VW Beetle died when it blew oil all over the engine. Said I could have the car if I helped tow it back. I got my fireman friend to get rope and we went there and lifted the hood (trunk). The engine compartment was covered with oil, but it smelled of gas.

It was gas. The fuel line had come off the carb pumping gas all over. The engine had died from lack of fuel. I reconnected the fuel line, put a hose clamp on it, cranked the engine for a few moments and it started right up. I gave the car to the fireman and he used it for years in his side job as an exterminator.
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I believe it's called the PCV (or EGR) valve that draws engine gases from the crankcase back into the airbox. We put those tubes into a catch can for track duty. A little oil is normal, but shouldn't be as much. Could you take a pix of the oil?


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Thanks. The bike leans on the kickstand so oil has to flow to carb #1. But the blowby tube is the only thing I can think off with oil next to or above the carbs. At least on mine.

True story. A friend said his VW Beetle died when it blew oil all over the engine. Said I could have the car if I helped tow it back. I got my fireman friend to get rope and we went there and lifted the hood (trunk). The engine compartment was covered with oil, but it smelled of gas.

It was gas. The fuel line had come off the carb pumping gas all over. The engine had died from lack of fuel. I reconnected the fuel line, put a hose clamp on it, cranked the engine for a few moments and it started right up. I gave the car to the fireman and he used it for years in his side job as an exterminator.
any idea on my recall question?
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any idea on my recall question?
call up your local suzuki dealership and fine out. most likely, if it's never been fixed, they will fix it. it's a safety issue and suzuki has a liability. it should also be a free service.

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Recall's are safety issues irrespective of warrenty. Your local dealer should be able to run your VIN and find out if the bike had the recall performed. If not they should still do it.. but if it's been way too many years you may have to pay some labor charges (there usually is a line about "reasonable time"), but not full price. Definately have them run the VIN and see if the work was performed.
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I believe it's called the PCV (or EGR) valve that draws engine gases from the crankcase back into the airbox. We put those tubes into a catch can for track duty. A little oil is normal, but shouldn't be as much. Could you take a pix of the oil?


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here thery are, #2 looks bad to



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sorry for the bad pics hope they help
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