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Hello all,

So I just took my Fury in for service (600 mile).
I have ~1200 miles on it.
The damnedable fork seals are leaking. Service mgr says this is not a warranty item?
Should this be covered?

I've only seen leaks like this on HD's.

Help?

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Fork seals ccan leak for a great number of reasons. Most common cause on a sportbike is wheelies. On choppers its usually something hitting the front fork and causing a sharp spot then when the fork travels the sharp spot hits the seal and tears it.
Consequently fork seals are like brakes they are not covered under warranty. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news. Talk to the service manager at the shop where you bought it and see if you can work out a deal. They may replace them and you just pay labor.
 

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Fork seals ccan leak for a great number of reasons. Most common cause on a sportbike is wheelies. On choppers its usually something hitting the front fork and causing a sharp spot then when the fork travels the sharp spot hits the seal and tears it.
Consequently fork seals are like brakes they are not covered under warranty. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news. Talk to the service manager at the shop where you bought it and see if you can work out a deal. They may replace them and you just pay labor.
I ask because a couple weeks ago doing about 60 or so I hit one mean SoB of a pothole; not real big across but wide enough to suck in part of the front wheel; deep and with kinda sharp edges - felt the jolt all the way up thru the rotator cuffs.

Pulled over to check for any obvious signs of damage to wheel or whatever and there are none. No signs of leakage anywhere and no mysterious drops on the motor that I've noticed.

However, a couple times riding on a clear day I felt a drop or two of moisture from somewhere - like you skirt the edge of a light rain and get a drop or two on you - figured it was that or maybe an errant drop from someone's windshield washer or something going by.

But now I wonder if a leaking fork seal would show up this way. Anyone know?
 

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I ask because a couple weeks ago doing about 60 or so I hit one mean SoB of a pothole; not real big across but wide enough to suck in part of the front wheel; deep and with kinda sharp edges - felt the jolt all the way up thru the rotator cuffs.

Pulled over to check for any obvious signs of damage to wheel or whatever and there are none. No signs of leakage anywhere and no mysterious drops on the motor that I've noticed.

However, a couple times riding on a clear day I felt a drop or two of moisture from somewhere - like you skirt the edge of a light rain and get a drop or two on you - figured it was that or maybe an errant drop from someone's windshield washer or something going by.

But now I wonder if a leaking fork seal would show up this way. Anyone know?
They are covered under manufacture defect or workmanship, doesn't sound like the case tho, you may want to get it on a jack and gently get the dust seal up and make sure you didn't jar the retaining ring loose that holds the seal in, if it's loose and you hit another you might get an oil shower
 

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sometimes the drops that hit you are condinsation drops from airconditioner on cars in front of you.
 

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sometimes the drops that hit you are condinsation drops from airconditioner on cars in front of you.
water coming from the tailpipe... leaky oil... all sorts of things... lol, all my cloths smell like oil...
 

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Just a bump to this thread as there is a similar one going....
 

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I am having my left seals replaced right now. The service manager said that they are not covered but due to the low mileage (10+) he would get only one covered. I have pitting going on with my upper members on both tubes that has been going on since about a month or so after I got the bike... I am still trying to get a answer back from the dealer on whether they are going to replace the tubes or not since I am meeting and exceeding the manufacture recommendations. Try and talk to the dealership or contact Honda direct... the info is on a thread labeled "Warranty Issue?".
 
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