Potentiometer bolts

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nibiker
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Potentiometer bolts

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Hi, I am trying to remove the potentiometer from the gearbox, would anyone know the correct spanner to use? its not metric but a star shape male fitting. if you have removed one before be good for information thanks.
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Re: Potentiometer bolts

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You don't say what model you have.  On a pre 2010 they are ASA M6
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Re: Potentiometer bolts

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On a 2005 model, an M6 bolt has a T30 Torx head.

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Re: Potentiometer bolts

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perfect thanks very much.
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Re: Potentiometer Access

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I need to replace mine. How much dismantling is involved to get to it?
I have laid down with my head by the back wheel looking up and can't see how to get to it.
Any advice?


2005 1200RT.
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