Periodic Maintenance Procedures

• Clean the element by tapping it lightly to loosen dust.

• Blow away the remaining dust by applying compressed air [A] from the outside to the inside (from the clean side to the dirty side).

• Visually inspect the element for no tears or no breaks and inspect the sponge gaskets [B] also.

*If the element or gasket has any tears or breaks, replace the element.

1 Install the element [A] with the flat side [B], facing forwards.

Fit the tongue [C] of the air cleaner duct holder into the slot of the housing the air cleaner duct holder. Front [D]

Torque-Air Cleaner Duct Holder Screws: 3.8 N-m (0.39 kgfm, 34 inlb)

Evaporative Emission Control System Inspection (CAL)

• Inspect the canister as follows: ORemove the rear seat (see Frame chapter). ORemove the band [A] and hoses and take out the canister

OVisually inspect the canister for cracks and other damage.

• If the canister has any cracks or bad damage, replace it with a new one.

NOTE

O The canister is designed to work well through the motorcycle's life without any maintenance if it is used under normal conditions.

OConnect the purge hose (green) [C] and the canister breather hose (blue) [D] to the canister as shown. OInstall the canister with the inlet [E] down and the rear seat (see Frame chapter). Front [F]

• Check the liquid/vapor separator as follows:

ODisconnect the hoses from the separator, and remove the separator [A] from the motorcycle left side.

OVisually inspect the separator for cracks and other damage.

★ If the separator has any cracks or damage, replace it with a new one.

OTo prevent the gasoline from flowing into or out of the canister, hold the separator perpendicular to the ground.

• Check the hoses of the evaporative emission control system as follows:

OCheck that the hoses are securely connected and clips are beyond the raised rib of the pipe.

OReplace any kinked, deteriorated or damaged hoses.

ORoute the hoses according to Cable, Wire, and Hose Routing section in the Appendix chapter.

OWhen installing the hoses, avoid sharp bending, kinking, flattening or twisting, and route these hoses with a minimum of bending so that the emission flow will not be obstructed.

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