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White smoke
« on: Apr 22, 2021, 12:19:36 pm »
White smoke coming out of pipes.  2009 Raider, I love it.  Started spewing white smoke.  Did a lot of on line searches for solutions.  Took it to the Yamaha shop and they looked inside the engine with a scope and found a lot of carbon build up.  They decided to use a product that they put in the engine, let it sit overnight to dissolve the carbon, fire it up to burn it out and then do it a 2nd time.  Did not work.  They then found a kink in the rubber hose that oil flows from the engine to the oil tank to be recirculated.

Because of the kink in the return line, the oil in the engine could not flow quickly enough through the kinked hose so it burned up the excess oil in the engine.  If you have the same problem as I did, tell them to check the hose 1st.  If you have to de-carbon the engine (might not be a bad idea), you can do that yourself.

Good luck.

Steve

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    Re: White smoke
    « Reply #1 on: Apr 22, 2021, 12:21:36 pm »
    Good info. Thanks!

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    Re: White smoke
    « Reply #2 on: Apr 23, 2021, 01:53:51 am »
    When you said white smoke I thought burning oil and was right but not from where I was thinking it was from.  Thanks for the heads up.

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      Re: White smoke
      « Reply #3 on: Apr 23, 2021, 05:10:42 am »
      Thanks.
      I don't know which rubber hose. Can you make a picture please ?
      Thanks again
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