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2001 polaris explorer 400 too much oil?

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have some problems .. just rebuilt my atv. i think i got too much oil in the engine when i rebuilt it .. now im fouling plugs and is hard to start .. how do i get somke of this oil out ???

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If you mean you over filled the engine with oil, then drain some out untill the level is right. You could be burning oil because you have improperly installed rings, or maybe the head gasket is leaking. You might start by double checking the torque on the head bolts.

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thanks dirt demon, i checked all that , what is was ,was too much oil from soaking the bearings and seals from the rebuild, got it going friday and went out on a good run over the weekend ran great !! didnt foul any plugs.. so thanks again

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thanks dirt demon, i checked all that , what is was ,was too much oil from soaking the bearings and seals from the rebuild, got it going friday and went out on a good run over the weekend ran great !! didnt foul any plugs.. so thanks again

Good to hear that you got it running well.

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thanks dirt demon, i checked all that , what is was ,was too much oil from soaking the bearings and seals from the rebuild, got it going friday and went out on a good run over the weekend ran great !! didnt foul any plugs.. so thanks again

Good that you figured it out, the info I gave you wasn't any good anyway since that is a two-stroke machine. I had 4-stroke on the brain, I should have known better, sorry. So your problem and solution make sense, you just had to burn off the excess oil.

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