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Oil drain bolt .

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Finally got around to working on the bike after winter and did an oil change, the bolt on the left crank case had some metal shavings fall out. I tightened it by hand then gave it a small turn with the wrench. Will it be ok or think it will come loose and leak?

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Hi, the WR have helicoils in the drain threads so it's not that easy to wreck the thread on them, I suppose the metal shavings came from the transmission and not from the threat/bolt. "Smal turn" is relative, they don't need much force

• Drain bolt (crankcase right):

20 Nm (2.0 m · kg, 14 ft · lb)

• Drain bolt (crankcase left):

20 Nm (2.0 m · kg, 14 ft · lb)

I would reccomend you to get an magnet drain bolt that catches those metal shavings...

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Although the magnet will do nothing to catch aluminum shavings, they are not magnetic.

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