DavidYeah, you might want to just check the oil level first.
they make a tool that can possibly clean out dirt from under the seal and dust cover.
Its worth a try.
They just hold oil for lubrication.
FudgeI'm going to watch it, it's so minor at the moment I don't think it's a big issue. If it continues I'll consider my options. The bike in warranty until 2014. When I Googled the topic I did see some other comments on the topic.