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Had my 2019 Talon 1000R 2 weeks and at the 100 mile initial service I noticed that the front differential was leaking oil at the LF axle shaft, although it will be fixed under warranty, the tech said that they have been getting quite a few in for the same problem (5 in the last 2 weeks). I asked him if this was a defect and he wouldn't commit to an answer but said that I was lucky not to have both leaking, Hmm. I'm wondering if anyone else has had this issue with their Talon. other wise love the machine.
 

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Does anyone know if they will recall?

Work has me backed up for next few months and my 3 month old 19X only has 1.8 miles with no hope of getting out till spring.
 

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Well here we go again, 217 miles since LF differential oil seal replacement and it leaking again!!!!
 

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Yup, mine are leaking again too. Will call the dealer in the morning.
I get mine fixed again on the 21st, my dealer told me that there was difficulty in getting the seals for the repair as there were none in the pipeline and asked me to call Honda, which I did. took Honda 3 days to get the seals to my dealer. I also got a call back from Honda letting me know that my dealer had the seals and was awaiting for me to make an appointment to get fixed. Honda customer service was very good. It seems to me that the more that I used the 4x4 is when it started leaking both times. I normally don't use it much on our rides but both times I used it extensively for more than 10 miles at speeds around 30 mph which makes me think of an axle problem?
 

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Do you know if these are the same seals?
Honda design problem - shoving the same seals in the same case around the same axle - Honda just buying time till the warranty is out.
If they don’t actually change something, definition of insanity........

Hope they come up with a technical solution.
 

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I get mine fixed again on the 21st, my dealer told me that there was difficulty in getting the seals for the repair as there were none in the pipeline and asked me to call Honda, which I did. took Honda 3 days to get the seals to my dealer. I also got a call back from Honda letting me know that my dealer had the seals and was awaiting for me to make an appointment to get fixed. Honda customer service was very good. It seems to me that the more that I used the 4x4 is when it started leaking both times. I normally don't use it much on our rides but both times I used it extensively for more than 10 miles at speeds around 30 mph which makes me think of an axle problem?
I may be wrong, I don't think that is related. I use my i4WD all the time I am on the dirt. Fixed my first leak at 944 miles and have 1200 now. If you don't select i4WD, you are missing one of the absolute best features of the machine. The traction control works amazingly well, both in climbing, descending and my favorite, controlling drift on slick hard pack slippery dirt roads/trails. The only negative I have seen in the forums is guys who do mud, it wears out the brakes too fast for them.

I had people tell me with my RZR 1000 that running it in 4WD wore things out. Well I sold my RZR with 11,000 mi, no issues with the front end.
 

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We picked up the talon yesterday, they said a tie rod end had to be replaced too, damaged threads when removing it, two days shy of 4 weeks. Funny that I have 1.5 months of warranty gone with it being in a shop. Skid plate had a lot of oil in it so I’m assuming it’s from disassembly.
Weather permitting I will take it out this weekend to see if leak is fixed.
 
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