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Hi guys,

i changed the oil and filters this summer and have a leak at what the pre-filter (the long one that is on the side). Of course i did not have the right gasket at the time, which i have now.
2 quick questions;
- can i open it, and let the oil go from there rather than doing it from the bottom? the oil is nearly new so i would re-use it anyway.
- it is a 21mm bolt: any idea about the torque? like gentle/strong/push as hard as you can....

thanks....

Laurent
 

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Lean the bike over onto the LH side and you can remove it without losing any oil...

Torque setting is 40-45nm or 29-33lb/ft.
 

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Did you change the crush washer under the strainer (what a 'pre-filter is really called!). This washer should really be changed every time but you can usually get away with using it several times. A THIN smear of silicon helps too. :smile2:
 

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Well, I lost some oil removing the pre filter.... Like 300cc. I replaced the crush washer and it was all good, except that I had a second leak at the filter... It was not tight enough, I did it by hand but there is not enough grip. Lessons learned, thanks for your help!
 
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