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Fellas....Bout to hit 600. DCT bike. Called stealership. They said 260.00 USD. Sounds absurd to me. ??


Trying to determine if I can do clutch work myself. Dude said clutch only had one filter. I've been reading DCT's have TWO. Is this the case?


Where can I get engine filters, clutch filters and oil for both?


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I believe if you search for workshop manual you may find a thread that answers some of the 'how to' questions
 

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Fellas....Bout to hit 600. DCT bike. Called stealership. They said 260.00 USD. Sounds absurd to me. ??


Trying to determine if I can do clutch work myself. Dude said clutch only had one filter. I've been reading DCT's have TWO. Is this the case?


Where can I get engine filters, clutch filters and oil for both?


Thanks
I don't even own an AT yet, but can answer the last question.....I believe you can buy the engine/clutch filters and oil at the Honda dealer.

I haven't read the AT owner's manual, but if it is like most motorcycle manuals that come with the bikes there should be a section on maintenance and how to do simple maintenance like the oil and filter change.
 

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600 mile service is an oil change and both filter changes (2 in total) - the canister type normal oil filter and another for the dual clutch. Check ECU for error codes and some dealers will do the the clutch biting point recalibration process (series of button presses as you turn the ignition on - dash shows D with an overlaid S)

My 600 mile service was £120.00. The second AT's first service was free as Honda are paying my servicing

$260 seems steeeeeeeeeeep
 

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My first service was free of charge at Bikeworld Dublin.
 

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You can buy Honda branded oil and filters on Amazon. The owners manual has the directions and torque values.
 

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Thanks guys.....I went and bought a bunch of stuff from the dealer. I have several other questions that my searches aren't bringing back any results.


1. I received one drain plug washer that was stainless and one that was aluminum. Any potential issue(s)?
2. I opted to go to synthetic rather than dyno after first service @ 600 miles. Good or bad idea? I've heard it best for bike to run 1 or 2K before going to synthetic. I haven't filled the bike yet though. ??
3. Speaking of filling......I only see ONE fill plug. Is that for BOTH the crankcase and the transmission? Same oil, right? 10W30? I was amazed that after draining the front plug that as much oil GUSHED out of the rear drain plug. It was almost as if there are two sealed chambers but with one fill plug that can't be the case, right?
4. Owner's manual has 4.3 quarts while the shop manual says 4.4 quarts when removing engine oil filter. Will that 0.1 quart jack up the pressure in the engine/clutch and potentially cause damage?


Thanks for putting up with me...............Cheers
 

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1. I received one drain plug washer that was stainless and one that was aluminum. Any potential issue(s)?
I used the old washers!
2. I opted to go to synthetic rather than dyno after first service @ 600 miles. Good or bad idea? I've heard it best for bike to run 1 or 2K before going to synthetic. I haven't filled the bike yet though. ??
This is up for huge debate, but it's very very common to do that. Personally I am sticking exactly to what Honda recomend

3. Speaking of filling......I only see ONE fill plug. Is that for BOTH the crankcase and the transmission? Same oil, right? 10W30? I was amazed that after draining the front plug that as much oil GUSHED out of the rear drain plug. It was almost as if there are two sealed chambers but with one fill plug that can't be the case, right?
Yep... I think there must be some kind of baffle or chamber in there.

4. Owner's manual has 4.3 quarts while the shop manual says 4.4 quarts when removing engine oil filter. Will that 0.1 quart jack up the pressure in the engine/clutch and potentially cause damage?
Last time I did it I just used the vague markings on the quart bottles and then checked and double checked with the dip stick.. can't go wrong like that.

At risk of being patronising... The bike has to be level and the dipstick unscrewed when checking.
 
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MY. MAN. Thanks again....Any other input is recommended but this sounds solid.


I think I'm just gonna fill her up tonight with the synthetic. I'll just stick with it moving forward. Thanks again bub.
 
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