Fork bleeders on my 2014 KTM 350 SX-F, bleeding oil first then air

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7/16/2018 10:22 PM

The fork bleeders on my 14 350 sxf discharge a bit of fork oil when I try to bleed the air. Is that usual/expected or do I have something else going on?

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7/17/2018 10:51 AM

It's usual. Fork oil can get trapped up there in the event of a tip over then the built up pressure will push it out.

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