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    Found a Loose Screw During My Post-Ride Inspection..Need Help Identifying It

    I found a black screw approx 3/4" long laying in the bottom of the hull under the engine of my 2012 VX Cruiser. I used a mirror to inspect under the engine where I could and also looked all around the engine compartment but could not find where it came from. Any ideas where this may have come from? I'm guessing this may take a trip back to the dealership.


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    That looks like a screw the screws directly into the hull. Look at where the vent tubes attach to those plastic mounts... Looks like one of those screws.

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    Most likely an enternal hull screw. Not an engine machine bolt. Some hose bracket or line bracket holder most likely. Good Luck

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    Could also be an extra screw from the assembly line that was never used. Do the threads look like they were screwed into something? Does the head of the screw look like it had a screwdriver on it? JB

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    Found something similar in my FZR. It was from the handlebar pad.

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    Don't we all have a screw loose somewhere with some of the rides we take?


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    Hard to tell for sure, but it looks like the screw head and threads are untouched. I bet it was dropped into the hull during assembly and, due to time constraints at each station on the assembly line, they just grabbed a new screw (Likely for the handlebar pad/cover) and left the old one in there since they probably couldn't see where it went anyway. Based on the type of screw, it's not for anything critical.

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    Not an important screw.
    No dealership required...

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    Ditto looks like handle bar or from the front hatch (I disassembled the front hatch earlier this week and seen half a dozen of these).

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    it looks like one of the self tappers from the plastics around the handle bar assembly. im tipping it was dropped during pre-delivery at the delership when the handle bars where being assembled with the seat off. nothing to worry about just be sure there are no screws missing from the plastics.
    Joel

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