Threaded oil drain plug :-(

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  • grooveongreg

Posted March 10, 2011 - 09:17 AM


Changing my oil filter today on 02' yz426 and while screwing the hexagonal/allan key oil drain plug it got to near the end and just spun. i took the screw back out and noticed a lot of metal fillings. tryed it one more time slowly and its even worse now.. what do i do now?? ive threaded the inside i think :thumbsup:

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  • spdnjoe

Posted March 10, 2011 - 10:09 AM


A local machine shop can do a timesert for around $40. I had to do this on my nephews quad and my old 400f. Never had a problem with it.

Edited by spdnjoe, March 10, 2011 - 11:04 AM.

  • DPW

Posted March 10, 2011 - 10:33 AM


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