Re: Surprise in my oil change...
Go ahead and split the case if the motor is out of warranty. Check your rod cap on the crank for loose bolts and the oil slinger wheel. It can get damaged by the broken tang floating around in there. If this is a dax motor you need to call Duane, especially if the warranty is still in effect. If the warranty is out he has replacement parts. Is this a Super Titan motor? There was a change in rods; the new ones have an oil groove where some of the earlier ones did not and that resulted in some rod failures that usually resulted in the slinger getting knocked off. It attaches to the rod cap, under the bolt heads.
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