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EDITED: Trying to remove the cover of the servo motor.

Anyone have experience or knowledge of how it is removed? there are two bolts which I have removed but can't locate whatever it is that's still holding it in place and don't want to break it. Took the brake fluid bottle off (to add a cover for it) and the nut that was inside has fallen inside somewhere which I can't get to.

Think it's part number 5 on this diagram which I'm trying to locate, but will know once it's off.

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That nut isn't a nut, well it is but not as you know it Jim. Its a 'threaded chimney U nut' or a 'self tapping U clip' also known as a spire nut etc. If it helps you to find it here's what you're looking for
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Makes sense. Think I’m just going to replace it rather than waste more time trying to fish it out. Secured the reservoir with a 10mm nut and bolt for the time being as there’s enough space to reach around the back of the cover.
 

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If you've got it secured with a nut and bolt call that job done :)
Need a locknut on the other end for it to be a perm solution as it's just a regular nut holding it right now. Would rather have the correct part on there so ordered it.

Thanks all.

@Hood where can I get that manual you have? I got the small owners manual from the dealer but not the one you have there.

EDIT: I think I found it. Workshop Service Manual ?
 

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Hallelujah, managed to get it back to normal!

Had the wrong part identified (in OP above) as it wasn't the U nut as assumed. Turns out it should be part number: 90303-HA0-680 (#23 on this page) which is a special honda nut. I found this after I saw what the nut should look like.

So went fishing. Could hear it rattling around inside the servo casing and spent better part of an hour fishing out with a magnet and anything pointed to grab it. Eventually, it saw sunlight again.
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It sits pressed in from behind the cover, which I managed to pry apart enough to fish it out and place it back where it should be
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Job done! finally...
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In closing, was it worth the headache? yes as an almost white box shape on an otherwise black bike was an eyesore. :LOL:
 

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Well done, maybe a U nut or clip would have been a better design.

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Agreed. The "special nut" does come off easily whereas the U nut would have a much better chance of staying put. Funny thing is, a little over 3 inches to the side you're presented with a secure U nut seated perfectly. This Honda special nut is also used quite a bit on the bike in various places, so something to be mindful of.
 
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