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#783836 - 06/14/12 04:23 PM Removal of spark plug covers?
Dave_in_TX Offline

Registered: 10/22/01
Posts: 1081
Loc: Austin TX
I'm getting ready to do the 6k service on my 2011 RT and can't figure out how to remove the spark plug covers. This wasn't a problem on my 07 RT but the ones on the 2011 seem tightly anchored to the valve cover.

#783838 - 06/14/12 04:30 PM Re: Removal of spark plug covers? [Re: Dave_in_TX]
mos Offline

Registered: 05/08/06
Posts: 350
Loc: New York
The Camhead sparkplug cover are removed in the same way as your 07 RT. I pulled on mine on the bottom. One I had to use a screw driver to pry it off from the bottom.

#783858 - 06/14/12 06:20 PM Re: Removal of spark plug covers? [Re: Dave_in_TX]
BrianM Offline

Registered: 08/29/00
Posts: 448
Loc: Waterford,WI
I used the hook tool from a pick set that I have. Hooked the bottom and pulled. It does take some effort.
Brian M
2011 R1200RT
1997 R1100RT (sold)
1993-96 TZ250
1997 TZ125