closing screw on the buttom of oil sump


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TomasBrno
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closing screw on the buttom of oil sump

Post by TomasBrno » Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:33 am



Hi there.
Can anybody help what for is closing screw on the bottom of oil sump please? – see picture. I have opened it, drop of the oil leaks out. Is it important to fill it with new oil before closing and how?
Thanks for adwise.





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Re: closing screw on the buttom of oil sump

Post by keithg64 » Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:36 pm

I couldn't find it in the schematic but just tighten it up and rechecked your oil level and your good to go.
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Re: closing screw on the buttom of oil sump

Post by TomasBrno » Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:33 pm

Thanks keithg64, I did it.

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Re: closing screw on the buttom of oil sump

Post by newday777 » Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:02 am

That is a plug for a milling gallery. Not meant to be opened. It's not the drain hole. It had thread locker on it to keep it tight. Apparently you didn't follow the directions to change the oil.

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Re: closing screw on the buttom of oil sump

Post by GoldWingrGreg » Tue Dec 03, 2019 12:04 pm

It's a core plug. When reinstalling, it needs Honda Thread-Locker #2. For the thread locker to work, the threads must be totally clean. To do that, drain all the oil on the side stand, remove the core plug and let sit over night. Then set on the center stand, clean the threads with BreakClean (red can), reinstall core plug with thread locker on the threads, and Torque to 45 ft/lbs. Refill with oil per the instructions in the Owner's Manual.

Once you reinstall it, never, ever remove it again !!!

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Re: closing screw on the buttom of oil sump

Post by TomasBrno » Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:28 pm

Thank you very much Greg. I have used Loctite thread locker instead of Honda TL.



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