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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Dec 1st, 2015, 1:00 pm Thread Starter
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Is the Multistrada 1100 oil filter left hand thread?

I have a 2008 Multistrada with a stuck oil filter. By any chance is the oil filter left handed thread? I do not have an oil filter wrench and was using 12" channel lock. The wrench slipped and I torn my finger on the pipe heat shield requiring a visit to the emergence room. I borrowed two adjustible oil filter wrenches from a friend one of the wrenches tighten around the filter clock wise.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Dec 1st, 2015, 1:12 pm
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Sorry to hear of your trouble. No, the oil filter is regular threaded. Sounds like it was over tightened and the body of the filter was forced into the case. A good search of the site should reveal some insight as to how to remove it. Good luck and get well quickly.

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Can you get a long screwdriver through both sides of the filter?
That should give you the leverage you'll need.
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So.......Did you get that damn thing off yet?

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