I am currently prepping my '07 LT for the trek to CCR and have encountered somewhat of a dilemma when buttoning up the engine after the valve check… I found a 5/8" radius by 1/2" tall rubber piece on the floor near where I was working to reinstall the cylinder head cover. I watched the Illinois videos on valve checking and also looked in my Clymer Manual (see attached page and pictures of Page 83 and the rubber piece). Figure 13 and Instruction 8 tells you to note the position of the grounding spring installed on the intake camshaft's No. 1 bearing cap. I don't recall ever seeing any grounding spring and the rubber piece I'm trying to identify doesn't fit the description of a "grounding spring". Anybody know what the rubber piece is, and what is the purpose of a grounding spring (I would assume that it should somehow electrically ground the cover to the engine, perhaps for radio noise/interference?). I also looked all around the bike to see if any spring had fallen out when I took the cover off yesterday. Any help would be appreciated!
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