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Old 01-16-2009, 10:39 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by ACK HP2
I was wondering why BMW would add a bottom drain plug and still have to be filled thru the sensor hole? Never did check the fiche, but it's there. Doesn't help me any, but good to know if you didn't. Don't forget, you'll still want to lube the splines now and then.
I did see recommendations to clean the sensor, but my sensor seemed fine. Maybe that mindset caused me not to even look for a fill plug. Glad to get the inputs.

I'd like to know what the lube the splines interval should be. I did a quick look thru the Maintenance Schedule [printout from the local BMW dealer for the 08 12GS] If you go thru water, it makes sense, but otherwise...
08 R1200GS, 11 F650GS twin
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