OWhen inserting the cotter pin, if the slots in the nut do not align with the cotter pin hole in the axle, tighten the nut clockwise [B] up to next alignment.

Oit should be within 30 degree.

OLoosen once and tighten again when the slot goes past the nearest hole.

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If the rear axle nut is not securely tightened or the cotter pin is not installed, an unsafe riding condition may result.

• Adjust the drive chain slack after installation (see Final Drive chapter).

• Check the rear brake effectiveness.


Do not attempt to drive the motorcycle until a full brake pedal is obtained by pumping the brake pedal until the pads are against the disc. The brake will not function on the first application of the pedal if this is not done.

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