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    etsx 50 headset leakage

    I have a 2003 etsx 50 and a lot of black grease seems to be coming out of the headset. maybe not a lot, but enough to wipe off a good amount every once and awhile.

    is this a problem?

    thanks

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    I dont think so

    Quote Originally Posted by garychanchan
    I have a 2003 etsx 50 and a lot of black grease seems to be coming out of the headset. maybe not a lot, but enough to wipe off a good amount every once and awhile.

    is this a problem?

    thanks
    It sounds to me like the head set was packed with to much grease so it is squezing out the excess. If you head set dos'nt feel sloppy then I would'nt worry about it.

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    loose headset?

    okay, i tried grabbing the front brake and moved the bike back and forth and it feels like the headset, or something is loose. I tried tightening the screw on top of the stem, but it didnt make a difference.... unless i need to crank that screw?

    any thoughts?

    thanks for any help.

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    headset vs. shock legs?

    (if anyone is still reading this..)

    the "play" or knocking i feel when grabbing the front brake and moving back and forth might be the "play" in the shock legs vs a loose headset,.. anyone concur?

    do other ETSX owners experience this? (the knocking when grabbing front brake and moving back and forth)

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