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Trying to figure where the oil drain plug is on my 2005 harley davidson fat boy.There is one plug on the pan towards the front of the motor and one back by the rear tire thats in the frame,Both on the right side of the bike.The one that goes through the frame has a hose hooked to it.

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  • Robert Greimann Apr 01, 2011

    That helped a lot.So what the other screw up on pan?Got the transmission done.You have been very helpful.Thanks

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Hi, it's the one in back with the oil line on it. Warm the bike up, put your drip pan under there and remove the hose. Let it drain, open the dipstick to drain a little faster. Check the o-ring while you're waiting. Replace it if needed--don't want any oil leaking on the tire. Put the plug back and move the drip pan up the the filter. Remove the old filter, wet the gasket of the new filter and fill it up as much as you can without spilling when you reinstall it. Add a couple more quarts to the fill port using a funnel and reinsert the dipstick. Start the bike and check for leaks. Kill it, and let the oil settle before checking the level and top it off to the full zone on the dipstick. Please let me know if you have questions and thanks for using FixYa.

Posted on Apr 01, 2011

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    Jeff Turcotte Apr 01, 2011

    The other one is the sump drain. It usually has locktite on it and would take explosives to get off. Enjoy your Fatboy!

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