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December 2nd, 2019, 02:53 PM   #1
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07 fe450 fell over now engine will not turn

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Yesterday was out with some friends doing some forest trails.. slow easy pace.. at one stage i lost balance and droped bike over left side. Being quite a steep hill the bike was almost in an upside down position.
Bike is an 2007 FE450
Picked her up, tried the e starter.. just herd click click and no engine turn.. so i the tried the kick starter.. solid.. will not move! Tried the decompression lever.. all the same.. solid as a rock.

To add some info,, i had a look at the oil level and it has dropped quite a lot. Bike standing upright i cannot see any oil on the visual inspection glass.

I am hoping that the combustion chamber is filled with fuel or oil and is sort of "hydrolocked"
Tried to remove spark plug to inspect but my normal 16mm tube socket wrench does not fit because of the rockers..

Any clues on what might have happened ? All help is very appreciated

Working on getting a spark plug socket wrench thin enough to fit..

Thanks very much

Vasco

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December 3rd, 2019, 01:31 AM   #2
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you'll need the factory 'box socket' which is excellent for getting the plug out.

it can only be hydrolocked as you say or the kickstart mechanism has jumped off.

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December 3rd, 2019, 12:32 PM   #3
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you'll need the factory 'box socket' which is excellent for getting the plug out.

it can only be hydrolocked as you say or the kickstart mechanism has jumped off.

cheers

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Hello Taffy.
Thanks for the insight

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December 3rd, 2019, 02:45 PM   #4
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Plain simple box spanners are thin enough to fit

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December 5th, 2019, 11:03 AM   #5
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Betting it's the kick start pop out
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December 15th, 2019, 01:17 PM   #6
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Hi everyone.

So the combustion chamber was filled with engine oil. Spark plug out.. oil came out. Quick fix.

Thanks for your help.

Any recomendation for where i could buy a ktm box socket for the spark plug removal?

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