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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-29-2018, 08:52 PM Thread Starter
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Need help identifying missing screw that seems to be causing an oil leak

My 2012 Ninja 250r has a bad oil leak, but I think I've managed to identify the source. I don't have any mechanical experience so I need help identifying the missing part so I can order a new one to fix the leak. The spot where I think the oil is leaking from is on the left side of the bike, behind the chain guard. There seems to be a hole where a screw must have fallen out. Could this missing screw be causing a bad oil leak? What size screw do I need and where is a good place to order it? I have included two pictures showing what I have described above. Any help is appreciated, as I am a bit lost.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-30-2018, 11:07 AM
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Can't see exactly, but the hole looks blind. If that's the case, it's unlikely to be the source of your leak.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-30-2018, 10:31 PM
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Partzilla will have the necessary diagrams to help find your missing bolt.... suggesting one is supposed to be there...

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