Sportster Oil Lines

Discussion in 'Oil' started by hrlydvdsn05, Mar 20, 2015.

  1. hrlydvdsn05

    hrlydvdsn05 New Member

    my motorcycle keeps blowing the oil cap off and there is no flow in oil bag...
    Thought I had the hoses wrong, but checked and almost 98% sure they are rite. Would my oil pump be bad?
    HELP....I'm at a lost, I know lowest point on oil bag is drain, 2nd is main feed there is to behind battery, same height, but only one big hose fits one spot, so I figured that one is the return the other the breather...start up bike, after a min oil lite starts flickering and the cap blows off.....UGH!!! I just want to ride!!! I'm stumped only thing I can figure is oil pump is bad?
  2. Jeff Klarich

    Jeff Klarich Well-Known Member Contributor

    Are you using the correct oil filter? if you're popping the oil cap you have way to much crankcase pressure. I believe you should have a pressure release ball on the inside of the filter housing, check to make sure it's not stuck. A bad pump is certainly not out of the question.
  3. hrlydvdsn05

    hrlydvdsn05 New Member

    Thank you, any info helps!!! Process of elimination!
  4. gator508

    gator508 Well-Known Member

    It may seem obvious, but also check that it's not overfilled.
  5. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Guest

    This should be similar