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525 Outlaw w/big oil leak!

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:aargh:My Outlaw is leaking oil out off the seem in the engine block just above the rear oil filter area and possible another spot in that seem. Anyone else had this problem? What would cause this? I thought KTM was suppose to be a good engine, thats the only reason I risk getting a polaris.

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KTM does make a great product, they always have. However, no one is perfect. Your oil leak is most likely just a bad gasket, but you could very well have a crack in the case from a rock or something. Clean it up really well and give the motor a good once over. Unfortunately, you will most likely need to split the cases either way and fix the problem. On the plus side, you could use this as an opportunity to do some mods while things are apart.

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