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post #11 of 17 (permalink) Old 07-24-2015, 09:55 AM Thread Starter
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K&N got back to me after almost a month. The girl answering was very nice and offered me another filter. Don't think I'll take her up on it.
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K&N got back to me after almost a month. The girl answering was very nice and offered me another filter. Don't think I'll take her up on it.
They had no interest in getting it back for inspection? Take the filter and sell it to me for cheap!

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I had an oil leak on my tiger and it always came from around the filter area.after my 2nd K&N I went back to the stock triumph and no more oil leak.
still no oil leak.I guess I can blame K&N.Only triumph from now on.

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I had one leak on the Street Triple, the gasket tore. I've been changing oil for over 40 years, so I know its not me.
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Been using k&n oil filter for some time now. Just recently I noticed a moist of oil around the oil filter, so I guess its either the seal or a faulty oil filter.
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2nd time i got Oil Leak on my K and N oil filter its happening after about 2500 miles. I just changed to another lets see what happens.

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There has been many failures of K&N oil filters with leaks from those spot welds, do a google search, it's a huge problem that started after they changed their manufacturing source to third world.
I use Triumph or Mahle oil filters.

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