Oil pressure

Ernest Montague afm199 at earthlink.net
Mon Jul 6 07:17:21 PDT 2009

Pull the side cover and clutch and access the oil pump. check the gear  
and see if it is broken.  Check the pump by attaching a drill to it and  
spin it up and see if you get pressure at the heads. ( oil flowing on  

On Jul 6, 2009, at 4:32 AM, Wendell Crain wrote:

> Thank you both for the info. I was kind of expecting that answer. Any  
> info on getting a replacement pump? I haven't looked in the service  
> manual on the procedure, any tips?
> Except for Lorenzo looked like he had a bit more awareness about him.  
> If I would have been with it, I would have gone to the bike to make  
> sure it was off.
> Wendell
>> Date: Sun, 5 Jul 2009 19:55:55 -0700
>> Subject: Re: Oil pressure
>> From: chris at chrisburgess.com
>> To: sv650 at micapeak.com
>> Sorry to hear about the off...sounds like Lorenzo wanted to be like  
>> you and
>> hurt his shouldar. :)
>> If the oil isn't disappearing out of your view window you have an oil  
>> pump,
>> filter or some other oil system problem. If the bike was running  
>> while it
>> was on its side it is possible the oil pump went dry and then damaged
>> itself.
>> Also for the frame sliders you should get the ones that use the long  
>> bolt
>> that goes through the engine and frame. They bend but in general they  
>> are
>> the bomb! Intuit I believe is the name of a company that makes them.
>> -Chris
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