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Can I loosen the oil filler neck to tighten a bolt behind it without changing the gasket?

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I think that particular item has an o-ring instead of a gasket. If the bolt needs tightening, you need to tighten it regardless of what else you have to do. That's call maintenance.

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Posted on Oct 04, 2010

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2)Jack up the left rear tire off of the ground.
3)Put blocks up under the frame.
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Procedure pasted below. Please let me know if you have questions, and thanks for using FixYa.

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  1. The fluid should be drained when warm so contaminants are in suspension in the transaxle fluid.
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  3. Place a suitable drain pan under the transaxle fluid pan.
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  6. Loosen the rear bolts about four turns.

WARNING Do not pry between the oil pan and the aluminum transaxle case. A prying tool could mark, scratch or gouge the gasket sealing rail making it impossible for the replacement gasket to provide a satisfactory seal.
  1. Lightly tap the pan with a rubber mallet to loosen and allow the fluid to drain.


NOTE If the transaxle fluid is very dark or has a burnt smell, transaxle damage is indicated. Have the transaxle checked professionally.
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  3. If the oil filter seal came out of the case, install it using a socket as a driver. Gently tap in with a plastic mallet. Using the same plastic mallet, gently tap the filter neck in place.
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The follwoing is from the GM Shop Technical Manual.
Changing the filter requires removing the transaxle oil pan and gasket,
Remove or disconnect

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  • Raise vehicle and suitably support.
  • Loosen oil pan bolts and drain fluid,
  • Remove oil pan attaching bolts.
  • Remove pan pan and gasket.
  • Remove the oiil filter using a long screwdriver pry filter neck out of the seal.
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Install or connect
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Assuming you have bought the right motorcycle oil, filter and have some tools for oil changing..

That bump between your exhaust pipe is you filter housing, use a metric 15 spanner wrench to unbolt it until it came off, placing a catchment below it for old oil dripping from filter.

Your oil drain bolt is located just below your oil filter bolt in fron of your centre stance bracket, this should be unbolted using a metric 17 spanner, same catchment used for oil filter.

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  11. Lower the vehicle.
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I need step by step instructions on changing the oil and oil filter


First warm up your bike then locate your oil neck filler on your LH side just above your clutch foot pedal, open / loosen it.
Just below it below your clutch housing you will find a large bolt that needs to be opened counterclock wise with a size 17 spanner, unbolt it, before doing so put an oil pan below it to catch the oil.
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Fluid - A/T: Service and Repair
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REMOVAL PROCEDURE
1. Raise and suitably support the vehicle. Refer to Vehicle Lift Points.
2. Place drain pan under pan
3. Remove oil pan bolts from front and sides only.
4. Loosen the rear oil pan bolts approximately four turns.
5. Lightly tap the oil pan with a rubber mallet or pry to drain the fluid from main case.
6. Remove the oil pan bolts from rear oil pan and gasket.
7. Remove front oil pan bolts leaving one corner bolt in loosely.
8. Lightly tap oil pan with rubber mallet or pry to drain fluid.
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^ The oil pan
^ The gasket
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11. Clean the following components:
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^ The front adapter case
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^ Air dry
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2. Install the oil filter.
3. Install the bolts.
^ Tighten the transmission oil filter bolts to 20 Nm (15 ft. lbs.).
NOTICE: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.
4. Install the front oil pan.
5. Install the front oil pan gasket
6. Install the front oil pan bolts
^ Tighten the front oil pan bolts to 11 Nm (96 inch lbs.).
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^ Install the pan
^ Install the gasket
^ Install the bolts
^ Tighten the oil pan bolts to 11 Nm (96 inch lbs.).
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pan fill. Fill plug opening using and oil suction gun.
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