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I have a 2006 vulcan 2000 classic that is pushing oil out of the air box does anybody know why thanks for any help
 

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Crankcase vent runs 2 airbox...........Fumes carry moisture.......turns 2 oil and residue.....Some bikes worse than others.....U can re-route the line...there r many posts in here on this....Also on the v2k they seem 2 b prone 2 this problem....There was a very good post here somewhere the other day on checking oil level on the v2k as this can also cause ur problem.....:)
 

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When you check the oil level on your V2K there is a procedure you need to follow.
Make sure bike is level.
Start engine without goosing the throttle.
Never open the throttle.
Let engine run until completely warm. Kawi recommends 5 to 10 minutes.
Shut engine off and let it cool about 5 minutes.
Check oil level.

If you do not follow this procedure you may not get correct oil levels.

Other than too much oil in the engine there is a possibility that you could have stuck rings which can cause oil blowby.
 

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too much oil

oil level seem fine could there be any other cause
Brett, there is too much oil in your motor. that is why it is being pushed out the crank vent and into the airbox. no other reason. don't go looking elsewhere, cause it doesn't exist.

these motor/trannys are an anomoly. with that too short oil dipstick. If you try to read it at the wrong time(cold) or the wrong way, it will show as low oil... so what do you do? add a quart. now she reads right up level on the stick... that was a bad move on your part. you now have 6 qts in your 5qt motor. So when you ride the beast all that XTRA oil is gonna heat up, expand and get pushed right out the crankvent into the airbox. just think, you just poured a whole quart of 10-40 or maybe 20-50 right into the combustion chamber. thats gotta do the motor a whole lotta good.

When I picked my bike up at the dealer, the first thing he told me was DO NOT add oil to bring it up on the stick.. you are OVERFILLING it. So I never did and never had this problem I hear so very often.

When I change oil on this bear, I carefully measure how much comes out. 5qts. I put 5 qts back in. whether it is up to snuff on the stick or not, I don't care. its got 5 qts in there. unless it burns some or leaks somewhere, there is still 5 qts in it. when I change it later, I still get 5 qts out. so, why add any?
 

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From Kawasaki:

Thank you for purchasing the Vulcan 2000, Kawasaki's newest flagship cruiser.

Because the Vulcan 2000 has a unique semi-dry sump lubrication system with separate oil chambers in the crank room, clutch side cover and transmission room, the engine oil level indicated on the dipstick is very sensitive to oil temperature, the motorcycle's position and engine RPM at time of shut down.

Under certain conditions, oil can accumulate in the crank and clutch areas and give a false low reading on the dipstick in the transmission room. This can result in false low readings and oil overlilling, which often leads to oil being pushed out of the crankcase vent and into the airbox.

Use the following procedure, which is also outlined in the Owners's Manual, for checking oil level:

Verify Engine Oil Presence
Before starting the engine, verify that the engine contains oil by removing the oil filler cap/dispstick in the lower right side of the engine. If the dipstick is dry, tip the motorcycle slightly to the right and look thru the filler holde until oil appears. If no oil appears even when the machine is tipped at an extreme angle, remove the oil drain plugs to empty any oil that may be in the transmission, crankcase and clutch cover. Reinstall the drain plugs and refill with the specified amount of oil. Continue with Engine Oil Level Inspection.

CAUTION: If the engine is run without oil, it will be severely damaged.

Engine Oil Level Inspection
After you have verified that the engine contains oil, start the engine and allow it to idle for several minutes to thoroughtly warm the oil in the transmission room to 125 degrees Fahrenheit according to the following chart:

Air Temp Idle Time
40 degrees 15 minutes
65 degrees 10 minutes
100 degrees 5 minutes

*NOTE: During this time the auxilliary cooling fan may be activated several times.
After allowing the engine to idle for the specified time, shut it off. DO NOT REV THE ENGINE AND SHUT IF OFF AT HIGHER THAN IDLE RPM. Doing so can leave a significant amount of oil in the crank room and clutch area, leading to a false low oil level reading.

Allow the oil to settle for several minutes. With the motorcycle level from from to back and side to side, remove the oil filler cap/dipstick and wipe the dipstick clean. Continue holding the motorcycle supright and reinstall the dipstick, threading the cap completely in. Remove the dipstick and check the engine oil level. The engine iol level should be between the high and low level lines on the dipstick.

If the oil level is too high, remove the excess oil through the filler opening using a syringe or other suitable device. If the oil is too low, add oil to reach the correct level. Use the same type of oil that is already in the engine.

Replace the cap, making sure the O-ring is in place and tighten.

Following this procedure should provide an accurate oil leel reading. If you feel your are not obtaining accurate readings using this method, please see your local Kawasaki dealer for further assistance.
 

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ah, yes. the dance. here we go again.

Before starting the engine, verify that the engine contains oil. If the dipstick is dry, tip the motorcycle slightly to the right and look thru the filler holdeR until oil appears. If no oil appears even when the machine is tipped at an extreme angle,WTF! you is a big boy to do this dance number

CAUTION: If the engine is run without oil, it will be severely damaged.ah,DUH!

Allow the oil to settle for several minutes. With the motorcycle level from from to back and side to side, remove the oil filler cap/dipstick and wipe the dipstick clean. Continue holding the motorcycle upright yeah right!and reinstall the dipstick, threading the cap completely in. Remove the dipstick and check the engine oil level.

If the oil level is too high, remove the excess oil through the filler opening using a syringe or other suitable device here let me get the wifes turkey baster, she wont notice things taste funny.
why o why do folks want to make life so complicated? put 5 qts in yor motor and ride it. sometime later take 5 qts out. put 5 new qts in. ride it some more. dont get wrapped up thinking that the stick has anything to do with your oil. it LIES. this is a 5qt motor. put only 5 in, take 5 out. go to town.
 

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I do appreciate one taking the time to quote the kawasaki manual ver batim for us but I do believe that is exactly what I said to do about a couple of posts back, which, by the way, I got straight from the Kawasaki dealer.
 
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