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post #1 of 4 Old 06-23-2011, 09:50 PM Thread Starter
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2009 KLR 650 Oil Change

Can anyone help me, I just chanded my oil and the level when its on its stand its right above the bottom line, but when I level the bike it almost totally fills the sight glass, above the top line. Any help will be greatly appreciated, thanks in advance.
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You want it right at the top of the sight window when the bike is vertical and level. Sounds like you're good.

Keep it right at the top of the sight glass and any time you see any empty space when vertical, add a bit. You'll probably (hopefully not) start burning oil eventually.




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Thanks Lockjaw, appreciate it.
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