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  • stowcreek62
    Woody... I have a 1996 Trophy (same engine)that had a small leak. I would see it on the exhaust pipe near the sidestand mount/alternator. It was the alternator
    Message 1 of 13 , May 10, 2012
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      Woody...
      I have a 1996 Trophy (same engine)that had a small leak. I would see it on the exhaust pipe near the sidestand mount/alternator. It was the alternator 'O' ring which was the problem. Not a lot of oil, and more a nuisance than anything else. No more oil leak after replacing the "O" ring.
      Glenn

      --- In triumphthunderbirdsportriders@yahoogroups.com, Woody Sutherland <motowoodys@...> wrote:
      >
      > I have a slow oil leak on the left side of my 1999 Thunderbird Sport,
      > and I'm having a problem finding the source. There's a drop on the
      > bottom of the alternator and then most of the left side of the engine is
      > wet from there down. I imagine there is a seal behind the alternator. Is
      > this a common problem? Or is there somewhere else I should be looking?
      >
      > thanks,
      > Woody Sutherland
      > San Diego
      >
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