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Step By Step: How to Change Your Motorcycle's Engine Oil

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Remove the Oil Filter
Step By Step: How to Change Your Motorcycle's Engine Oil

Unless you've got incredibly strong hand grip, you'll probably need a wrench to remove the filter.

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While the oil continues to drain, unscrew the oil filter using a filter removal tool, which reaches around what might be a tightly screwed in filter.

Once the filter is off, make sure the filter's O-ring (a band of rubber that fits on the tip to ensure a secure seal) came off with the filter.

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