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Changed oil today on my 996 and cleaned screen along with filter. I didnt get pics but what is too many fragments and of what size? Nothing looking like chrome like rockers but many little chunks or shards maybe 1mm big. Dont know history of bike as PO was a flake. Oil was clean and filter new.
 

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Are they magnetic? Small flakes of steel aren't a big deal most of the time (within reason). I get the odd bit here and there, but they usually stick to the magnetic drain plug. Aluminum I'd be worried, could be the galley plug (pre 2001).

A lot of steel bits could mean a sheared gear or a needle bearing failure (there was a thread recently showing the results of a bearing failure).
 
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