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Need help of course. I have a 98 softail custom with a s&s motor. When I try to start it oil is pouring pretty good and seems to be coming out where the breather is. Any suggestions on what it could be? Where to look? Etc. thank you in advance for your help
 

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Has it sat for a while? Sometimes when they sit for a long time, the weight of the oil overcomes the check spring in the pump and leaks into the engine case. The case gets sumped and when you start it, oil blows out the breathers until the case is cleared.

Once it's run for a bit, oil should stop coming out (if the problem is sumping from sitting too long without running).
 
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