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So I've been doing the fill, bleed, refill then repeat bit for the last 4 months or so. I had checked all the things that I've found on this great site but have not been able to actually pinpoint the cause. When I bought the bike the PO said he would get a few drips of fluid after a lot of city ridding. I could never find it. I had nearly given in and figured it must be boiling out from heat from a hot bearing even though I had found no bearing issues.
So I was in the middle of my bleeding exercise when I noticed my clutch line had an air bubble in between the clear sheath and the SS braiding. It seems as though the line has a separation somewhere at the crimp on the slave end of the line. I could never trace the leak because it was going down the back side of the fitting then I think when enough accumulated the wind from riding carried it off. Anyway just want to put that out there because its not one I had seen on here. Ride On!
 

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Sure would like to have seen some pics on the leak,see what you can do Chad,interesting....
 

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Couldn't get it to replicate the bubbles but replaced the line with a new HEL performance SS braided line. Haven't Much of an opportunity to judge the new line because right after I put the new line on the sprag went out but she's good to go now and so I'll be giving it a test tomorrow. Auto part Fuel line Engine Automotive fuel system Vehicle
 

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Unbolt the slave cylinder and inspect the backside of the housing for fluid. A worn slave cylinder seal is a common source of hydraulic fluid leaks.
 

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Thanks, I just had it off while I was replacing the sprag and didn't see any signs of it leaking from the back side but I will keep an eye on it. It will be the first place I go to if I a notice notice anything.
 

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Is it Leaking ?

Reason being i serviced the clutch slave w/ 75 cent o-rings and wanted to touch bases w/ you on the new line,see ya..;)
 

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Haven't lost any fluid since the line was replace. The pull seems a bit easier but maybe I'm just over thinking it. I did bleed and repeat from both ends a week after the the replacement just for to be absolutely sure and I didn't get any air and it didn't get any stiffer so I'm satisfied.
 
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