Milwaukee Eight (M8) 2017 and up M8 Air and Liquid Cooled discussion
View Poll Results: Will you vent your primary with the new HD fix?
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Old 06-19-2019, 10:35 PM
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Picked up my '19 FLTRU on Monday and confirmed all levels were good before driving it off the lot. Checked the trans again this morning and at 351 miles it was 3/4" below the bottom of the dipstick. I rode straight to the dealer and they didn't even look at the bike, just ordered the vent kit and gave me an appointment to get it installed on Sunday. Seems like the jumping through hoops days are coming to an end.
Old 06-20-2019, 05:42 AM
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Originally Posted by azgrumbles View Post
How about I’ll do it if the dealership will do it. I have the transfer problem but all they tell me is ride it. I’m sick of the games. I asked about the vent and they tell me there’s a “process” to go through to get it done. But then they act like there’s no issue. Frustrating!
same here, 7500 miles and they send me home telling me it is in an accceptable level. mine aint going down that fast but in 5000 miles it transfered about 6 oz as far as I could tell from draining and measuring
Old 06-20-2019, 06:15 AM
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Originally Posted by smitty901 View Post
30,000 miles no transfer. I darn sure would if it was. I have ask a service manager I know and trust about doing it as preventive. He is still does not have an answer . I am not denying it happens. But I also know many that have had no issues. It goes back to the old if it aint broke don't fix it, in my mind. Just came back from a 3,000 mile ride. Some high speed riding and some 97 degree heat. I checked it about half way by opening primary and looking . Right where it should have been. Then checked it again when we got home all good.
This ^^^
Have 23k on mine and no transfer.
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