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I would clean the entire area to try to locate that leak. It looks like spray so could be anything. If a mechanic did the oil change, take the bike back to them.
 

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I would clean the entire area to try to locate that leak. It looks like spray so could be anything. If a mechanic did the oil change, take the bike back to them.
I did that before.
I cant detect where the leak is at
Any help how can i detect it
 

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Wash it off and dry it and throw some baby power on the area .
Ride and keep checking for a brown stain in the power, that is the source.
It does look like spray in the second picture, are you losing coolant from the radiator area?
 

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The fins look dirty so clean them off. You may have a head gasket failure but I agree with swifty: spray from coolant hose or just something from road.
 

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The spray pattern appears to be something that sprayed into that area from some kind of road debri not coolant or oil.
 

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Does the bike have too much oil like this?
Could this be the reason that the leak happened?
 

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To check the oil properly, straight up and don't screw it in to dip/check.
 

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To check the oil properly, straight up and don't screw it in to dip/check.
Did that and checked it 2 times its overfilled..
The mechanic actually put 3 liters and i think the manual said 2.6 liters
Please correct me if i am wrong
 

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My neighbor had a big yamaha that suddenly developed a leak around some O rings near the head. Bought new O rings but still leaked. Asked about what was done recent and it had been to a dealer for service that included oil change. We drained the oil and refilled with the proper amount...no more leak. I was told that too much oil will find a way out. Could be your case also.
 

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2.6 litres = ±2 ¾ US Quart
 
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