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Old 29th August 2018
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Default Removing Oil Tank Cover

can anyone tell me how to remove the cover off the oil tank side, please
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I've moved your post from the 'XLFORUM.NET. Privacy Policy' thread in the 'Website Announcements' section to its own thread in the appropriate section.

To remove the cover: gently pry the bottom lip off the tab on the oil tank, then lift the top of the cover off the two stanchions moulded into the top of the oil tank.

So, why do you want to remove it?
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Don't forget to remove the dipstick first.
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