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Can't figure out how to drain the oil on my 1988 fx. The oil filter is fwd of the rear tire on the bottom. I removed it and the normal amount of oil was in it but no more came out. I've looked it over and can't find a drain plug or hose anywhere. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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The only FX model that I can think of that the oil filter was in front of the rear tire is an FXR. On the FXR, the oil tank is under the seat. If this is the case, the oil drain is behind one of the side panels. Seems like it's behind the right side panel as best as I can remember. I don't change much oil anymore as most of the poeple that I work on their bikes change their own. I do the more complicated work but seems like I'm right on this. Anyway, the drain is behind one of the side panels and the electrics is under the other.

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Posted on Jul 23, 2010

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Attention: Read each step completely before you begin that task. Tools Required:
#1: Oil filter wrench or pliers
#2: Small wrench and sockets (Metric sizes for import cars)
#3: Oil collection device (pan or bucket)
#4: Funnel
#5: Cloth rag or paper towels
#6: Jack and stands or ramps
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Step 4: Remove oil cap. (Located on top on engine)
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Step 5: Loosen oil drain plug. Collect oil when draining and dispose of properly. (Located on oil pan which is attached to the bottom of engine block, directly below oil cap)
Tool #2and 3 required
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Step 6: Once completely drained (a slow drip), replace oil plug. Install new thrust washer with oil drain plug if necessary. Do not over tighten.
Tool #2 required
kormega_14.jpg Step 7: Loosen oil filter. Collect oil when draining and dispose of properly. (Attached to the side or bottom of engine)
Tool # 1 and 3 required
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kormega_15.jpg Step 8: Install new oil filter hand tight. Lube the rubber O-ring on oil filter with motor oil, and make sure the O-ring from the old filter is not still on the oil filter connector.
kormega_16.jpgkormega_17.jpg Step 9: Pour correct amount of new motor oil into engine.
Tool#4 required
kormega_0.png Step 10: Check for oil leaks from drain plug or oil filter.
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Can't figure out how to drain the oil on my 1988 fx. The oil filter is fwd of the rear tire on the bottom. I removed it and the normal amount of oil was in it but no more came out. I've looked it over and...


Glad all ok.So sorry I thought bike was 1978,don't know where that came from.Was fraid Your bike new enough to have oil pan which puts plug under bike.Also if your tank was the square kind the plug is on left corner over primary,opposite from battery. Anyway all's well,etc. Sorry bout my mix-up,gettin old lol.

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