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Old 08-28-2007, 03:04 PM   #1
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Need Some advice or help!

So i went to get my tire changed and realized that my front left fork seal is leaking fluid. Obviously this is not a good sign. If i wait too long to go and get it fixed, will it lock up the forks? Is it still ok to drive with it leaking?
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Old 08-28-2007, 03:07 PM   #2
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The oil will leak down on your brakes, not a good thing.
The forks are not likely to "lock up" however it's not good for the cartridges / forks to operate without oil in them.
I'd get it repaired as soon as you're able to.
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Old 08-28-2007, 03:09 PM   #3
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how much do think i should expect to pay to fix the seal?
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Old 08-28-2007, 03:52 PM   #4
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rub some dirt on it, works for me.
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i had this same problem......my left fork seal started leaking this past race weekend.....i was weary to continue with my race, would suck to grab some brakes, and it won't stop.....

needless to say, i dropped it off to Patrick at Motorcycles Unlimited to get serviced. if i were you, i'd do the same.
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yea i just scheduled to get it fixed as well. Cant stand the thought of something happening to me or my bike because of something so small.
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