Good day all,
I'm new to the forum so forgive me if this has been covered elsewhere. I don't see it, but I may have missed it.
I newly acquired a 2007 VL1500 (C90). After running it a while I found that a small quantity of oil would spray out of somewhere on the left side of the engine onto the keyswitch area and the left fuel tank cover. Some oil would also appear to have run down onto the left side of the engine housings. It was not really possible to determine where the oil was coming from because it was evenly distributed over the area, but it must have been above the gearbox housing to get that high. The oil in the engine at the time was some mineral multi-grade but I have no way of knowing what exactly. No oil leaks out the bottom of the engine.
I did an oil change to Castrol Edge 10W-60 and the oils spray stopped entirely. Much to my joy.
Anybody find this before?