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05 valve cover leak?

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i just bought a used 05 450 today and took it to a field to try it out, and after about 20 minutes of riding i noticed an oil leak at the spot up top where the plastic looks like a half circle :applause: has anyone else had this and what did you do to fix it. thanks

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you should take the valve cover off and see if the gasket is hard and brittle. if it is you should replace it. you also want to use a slight bit of gasket sealer in those half moon areas. i would suggest to find non hardining(?) gasket sealer also. even if the gasket is nice and soft you should apply a small amount of sealer. i think greggs started leaking awhile back but he has a bunch of hours on his. hope this helps.

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Tore it down and put black silicone on the four corners of the half moons. This fixed it.

Thanks for the advise. :applause:

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