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Leaking rocker gasket

wornsprokets
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Post by wornsprokets on Wed 23 Aug 2017, 7:22 am

On way to work this morning.....the rocker gasket looks like its leaking......engine not over heating though....looks like coolant..this bike was left up for years....(cb500s)
ANDYC
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Post by ANDYC on Wed 23 Aug 2017, 7:30 am

If it's coolant then it's not the cam cover. More likely to be the thermostat housing which sits just above the cam cover. Or a hose needs tightening.
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Post by wornsprokets on Wed 23 Aug 2017, 10:04 am

Yep looks to be coolant hose above engine...andy

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