E185 blow by issues from sitting

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E185 blow by issues from sitting

Postby backwoodsrdneck » Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:03 pm

Have an e185-3 I had a few oil leaks on sump so I took off and redone the trouble areas and started up now lots of blueish smoke coming out of front breather tube but not the back and oil leaks in different places that weren't leaking before this and same smoke out right bank any ideals and temp gauge not working replaced with new still not working oil in temp sense hole looks like oil before I changed it not like new oil

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Re: E185 blow by issues from sitting

Postby Bollinger » Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:03 pm

I have a e185-3 as well and cant get the temp to move off 140 it runs verry cold. Also im now having a issue with it blowing oil out of the rear crank case vent. Mine is a dry sump. Can you send me a few pics of the way you have your oil lines plumbed ?

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