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Old 06-03-2007, 10:22 AM
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I just got a 2001 Road King and would like to change the oil but I can not find the oil drain plug. I was hoping for some help to let me know where it is located.
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Old 06-03-2007, 10:37 AM
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Under the bike on the pan. It is the one that is a little on the left side of the pan facing to the front. The one that faces straight down is the transmission. The plug will require a 5/8" socket. It also has a 1/4" allen wrench recess in the center of the plug.

If you are going to do your own maintainance, you really need to get a shop manual. It will have all the info you need to change oil, adjust belts and chains, align rear tires, change tires etc.

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Old 06-03-2007, 10:37 AM
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Two (2) plugs on the base of the oil pan; the one most forward and inboard is the oil drain plug; the plug towards the outside and more to the rear is the transmission drain plug. Hopes this will help.
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Old 06-03-2007, 11:00 AM
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I just got the FIXMYHOG dvd and it is great for general information like this. Worth the $50. ALso get a manual.
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Old 06-03-2007, 11:10 AM
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This may help you out.

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