Inspect the drive and driven sprocket teeth for wear or damage, replace if necessary. Never use a new drive chain on worn sprockets. Both chain and sprockets must be in good condition, or the new replacement chain will wear rapidly.
Check the attaching bolts and nuts on the drive and driven sprockets.
IT any are loose, torque them.
Drive sprocket bolt: 54 N-m (5.5 kgf-m, 40 lbf-ft) Driven sprocket nut: 64 N-m (6.5 kgf-m, 47 lbf-ft)
When using the special too!, follow the manufacturer's instruction.
This motorcycle uses a drive chain with a staked master link.
Loosen the drive chain (page 3 19). Assemble the special tool as shown.
Locate the crimped pin ends of the master link from the outside of the chain, and remove the link with the drive chain tool set.
Drive chain tool set
Remove the drive chain.
07HMH-MR10103 or 07HMH-MR1010A (U.S.A. only)
Include the master link when you count the drive chain links.
Remove the excess drive chain links from the new drive chain with the drive chain tool set.
STANDARD LINKS: 108 links REPLACEMENT CHAIN: DID: DID525HV-120ZB RK: RKGB525RQZ1-120LJ-FZ
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