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I put a little less than 4 quarts of oil in the bike. Is there a danger of overfilling? I notice I was supposed to put 3.7.....
 

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As long as you did not put in over 4 quarts, it should be fine. I always put 3.5 quarts in my bike, as I save the other .5 quart for the next oil change. This puts the oil almost dead center of the sight glass.
 

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I did not. I put it probably 3.90 -3.95 quarts .

As always, thanks.
 
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Check the sight glass

If you don't see an oil line with a void above it in the sight glass...you have put too much oil in. My manual says halfway and my dealer fills to almost the top of the sight glass.
 

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mowoc said:
I put a little less than 4 quarts of oil in the bike. Is there a danger of overfilling? I notice I was supposed to put 3.7.....
Yep, it was simple. If you had just used the brand name of the oil you used, then we would have a fight! :D :D :D
 

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Thanks.

So back to the question: I Have one don't and one do replace the oil and at a lower amount.

If there is too much in there, what is the harm? thermonuclear explosion? leaking gaskets?

Oh, I won't tell you about the oil. I have seen the oil threads on this board and yall have both the most knowledge and the nastiest fights about it. :)

Thanks again.
 

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I would simply loosen the drain plug, let some of the oil out and put it in my bosss's coffee on Monday morning.
 
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