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Just got my grom back and it has a leak very annoyed.. Also when i drive into my driveway i can now feel a jolt like metal on metal and a clunk sound from around triple clamp ( i got the shop to put front ohlins insert on first service) so will be taking it back tuesday after my long weekend is over
 

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I wonder if the crush washer needed replaced and it didn't happen? They usually last a while, but things can happen.
I usually replace my motorcycle oil drain plug crush washer every 12,000 miles did that on my Hayabusa, ZX6R with no oil leak or issue. Every oil change done at 4000 miles so on my third oil change a new crush washer is installed.

On the BrianS grom I have close to 9000 miles and I've done 3 oil change and used the same crush washer with zero oil leak. On my Finbro 183 grom I have close to 7000 miles and I've done 3 oil change with no crush washer replacement with zero issue oil leak.

That is why I do my own maintenance and such cause you are the only one that cares about your motorcycle, car, truck, the dealer motorcycle shops mostly care about the money they are going to receive.
 

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Yeah, I use the same crush washer repeatedly, but, as I said, things can happen. Hopefully the plug was just a little loose.
 

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This was my 600 mile service... :( checked over the front end.. and the clunking sound seems to happen when i try lifting the front end with the bars.. It also happenswhen i go into my drive ir hit a medium size bump
 

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Did you get these fixed? With the front end knock - loose steering head bearings?
I'm working on an '80 XT250 that would clunk when the forks were compressed, sure enough when I pulled everything down the bearings were a tiny bit loose, just enough for the stem to clunk around and the top bearing race to get beat up.
 

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With the ohlins kit it doesn't come with bottom out rubber for the 2017 model and the stock one cannot be used with the ohlins kit.

Most likely they they did not install a bottom out bumper "since you didn't supply one" so the bottom out washer is flailing about in there making a racket.
 
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