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2007 CBR600RR Oil Leak

Hey Guys,

My brother-in-law has a 2007 CBR600RR with right at 5,000 miles on it that is leaking oil. Not a lot, but enough that over the last few month, since he noticed it, it has covered the inside of his fairings with gunk, and leaves about a quarter-sized spot after parking for a few hours.

He brought it over and finally let me help him pull off the fairings and start trouble shooting. So here is what I found and need some help with the rest.

- The oil appears to be leaking from around a sensor that is attached to the top of the head on the front left side of the motor

- I'm assuming this is either loose or has a bad gasket

Now for the questions...
- What sensor is this?
- Can we just remove it, inspect the gasket, then snug it back down?

Sorry for the long blurb.

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post #2 of 9 Old 09-18-2008, 06:49 AM
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You know how us nudists are... We think no other type of motorcycle exists! Sorry about missing your question in the other thread. Hopefully someone with some pertinent knowledge will see this and give you a solid answer.

My thought is, if you've found the source of the leak, see if you can find out what sensor that is by looking at some fiche on this website...

http://www.servicehonda.com/

Just click on the parts finder and you will eventually be directed to an online search feature that is bike specific. If you're running Mozilla (Firefox), you might have trouble--I couldn't open the parts finder using it, so I had to switch back to Internet Explorer. Anywho, once you get to the part finder, look through the pages until you find it. See if there's a gasket, too.

Sounds like an easy fix... But it also sounds like you're gonna have to drain the oil before inspecting/fixing?

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Thanks for the link. I'll have to break out Internet EXPLODER and dust it off.

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I merged the threads into the middlewight section. Somebody would have come along to address your question, as there are quite a few of us that have owned a 600RR and not a 919.

Take a look at this pic and see if the sensor is there. I don't see anything on the left front that looks like a sensor.
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if you dont wanna use the exploder, you can use other parts sites like ronayers.com or bikebandit.com

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Thanks for the responses. I looked at the diagram of the head and it appears to be the Pulser Assembly that is the problem. I suspect that it is either loose, or the oring is bad.

With this part being so high on the engine, will it really be necessary to drain the oil to remove it? I assume there may be a little oil sitting on top of it, but didn't think we would lose too much by pulling it out. I could put a pan under the pulser location to catch it.

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With this part being so high on the engine, will it really be necessary to drain the oil to remove it?
I must have missed where that sensor was when I first read your question. I doubt you'd have to drain her. I think a shop rag would work just fine to take care of any mess.

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The inside lower left fairing of my Pearl 07 is grimey also. Must be fairly common.

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The inside lower left fairing of my Pearl 07 is grimey also. Must be fairly common.
If you ever have a reason to take that fairing off, see if you have oil around the pulser assembly. We ordered a new o-ring from the so called Honda dealer in town on the 18th but it still isn't in yet.

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