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Broken connection ETX 90 EC

My ETX has a broken connection on the right fork. Stripped bolt? What do I do? Is this a fix I can do?

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Yes the stripped bolt can be fixed by you --

Go to this site and search for "Stripped Dec bolt" -- instructions for repairing are on this site--

http://www.weasner.com/etx/menu.html

Also this will help you--
http://www.weasner.com/etx/techtips/etxtu.htm

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