Kawasaki Vulcan Forum banner

oil leak

  1. Oil leak overflow

    Vulcan 1500
    Hello everyone, I’m new to the motorcycle world and just bought a 2000 vulcan 1500. I took it out for a couple rides but today after a 2h on the road when i parked it, i noticed an oil leak from the overflow at the very end of the engine right before the rear wheel. Dos anyone know what would...
  2. Vulcan 800 clásic 2002 3005 miles

    Vulcan 800
    have a gas leak flouring the aire filter during a faulty carburetor , I fix it cleaning all the gas but wen I turning on now I have oil pouring from carburetor and on the mead of the bike , on the First try to run the engine looks like was stack dint wanna turn on but it did now is leaking oil...
  3. 2001 Vulcan 1500 issues need help

    Vulcan 1500
    I recently bought a 2001 Vulcan 1500 and have a couple issues. Today as I was riding, my bike was starting to act a bit weird like it didn’t have the power it used to have and it sounded completely different than usual, sorta like a rattling noise and shortly after I noticed this I decided to...
  4. Milky oil and water pump play

    General Vulcan Talk
    The bike ran great with a carburetor clean and new oil then after about a week the oil became milky without a drop in the coolant level. There's no smoke while running and took apart the water pump, and the seals resembled dirt and oil. Now the water pump shaft has in and out movement, but no...
  5. Oil leak after a light impact — can't determine where from

    Vulcan 900
    Hi folks! Long story short: one night I've found myself sitting on the bike and the bike itself standing on some steps, somewhere in the town nearby. So the bike was actually stuck on it, to go on moving home I had to push it a bit forward, and thus scratched the bottom of the engine. Well, the...
  6. 99 VN1500-G1 Spark Plug Tube leaking oil into rain drain

    Vulcan 1500
    Guess I should've adjusted my cam chain tensioner, but...had the bike about a year, been trying to figure out this recent oil leak...looks like I finally figured it out and it might be common. Anybody have info on oil leak from rear rain drain, and/or where to find a spark plug tube with gasket...