Are special RED eTap AXS specific road master link pliers required to remove SRAM RED eTap AXS PowerLocks? November 04, 2020 20:04 Updated No. Park Tool MLP-1.2 pliers will work. Related articles Is a special chain tool required for new RED and Force eTap AXS™ road chains? Are SRAM RED and Force eTap AXS PowerLocks different from SRAM Eagle 12-speed PowerLocks? Is a special cassette tool required to install or remove SRAM RED and Force eTap AXS™ road cassettes? Why is my SRAM Force eTap AXS drivetrain noisy, especially the cassette? Can a SRAM RED or Force PowerLock be installed and uninstalled repeatedly, or does it need to be replaced with a new PowerLock after being removed one time? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.