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December 15th, 2015, 01:58 PM   #1
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having just bought husaberg 650 supermoto i was doing oil change has anyone had difficulty removing oil screen plug im finding it near impossible to remove any ideas would be appreciated
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December 15th, 2015, 08:22 PM   #2
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You might try spraying PB blaster penetrating catalyst or similar on the plug and let it cook for 15 minutes or so. Might help brake it loose.

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December 16th, 2015, 08:38 AM   #3
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people tend to overtighten these with the thought that it is holding the engine together . a couple of ways to break it free is a hammer impact tool or heating the case around it with impact. using brute force with a socket usually just rounds the hex.
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December 16th, 2015, 11:46 AM   #4
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Be careful once its broken free that the threads don't come with it .
been there with my oil bung
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December 16th, 2015, 01:49 PM   #5
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I always put a little never seize on the when installing and use a torque wrench Never had a problem
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December 16th, 2015, 07:44 PM   #6
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Don't panic!, just get a medium sized rubber mallet, put a 13mm socket wrench on the bolt head and give it a few sharp taps in the undo direction! it will come undone. Its the disimilar metal material that case welds the bolt head to the engine case. I always use this method to get the plug undone in my berg and so do the mechanics here at KTM..they actually showed me this trick.

p.s i actually have a mini breaker bar for removing this plug with the rubber mallet, but a socket wrench will do.

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December 17th, 2015, 01:07 AM   #7
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13mm 6-sided socket in 1/2" drive, 12" extention, nice long-armed ratchet.

don't use the wrong tools or a multi-spline socket or spanner.

if the head is poor - great! hammer the socket on for that nice firm grip and do the above.

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