Engine oil

1. Oil level inspection a. Place the motorcycle on a level place and hold it in an upright position. Warm up the engine for several minutes.

Be sure the motorcycle is positioned straight up when checking the oil level. A slight tilt toward the side can result in false readings.

1. Engine oil drain plug b. With the engine stopped, check the oil level through the level window located at the lower part of the left side crankcase cover.

Wait a few minutes until the oil level settles before checking.

c. The oil level should be between the maximum and minimum marks. If the level is low, fill the engine with sufficient oil to the specified level.

1. Engine oil filler cap

2. Engine oil and oil filter element re placement a. Warm up the engine for a few minutes.

b. Stop the engine. Place an oil pan under the engine and remove the oil filler cap.

c. Remove the drain plug and drain the oil.

d. Remove the cover and the oil filter cover by removing the bolts.

2. Oil filter cover

2. Oil filter element

1. Cover

e. Remove the oil filter and O-ring.

f. Reinstall the drain plug and tighten it to the specified torque.

Tightening torque: Drain plug:

g. Install a new oil filter and O-ring.

h. Install oil filter cover and cover, then tighten the bolts.

i. Fill the engine with oil. Install the oil filler cap and tighten it.

2. Oil filter cover

Recommended oil:

See page 8-1. Oil quantity: Total amount:

2.6 L (2.3 Imp qt, 2.8 US qt) With oil filter replacement: 2.8 L (2.5 Imp qt, 3.0 US qt)

2. Oil filter element

CAUTION:

• Do not put in any chemical additives. Engine oil also lubricates the clutch and additives could cause clutch slippage.

• Be sure no foreign material enters the crankcase.

j. Start the engine and warm it up for a few minutes. While warming up, check for oil leakage. If oil leakage is found, stop the engine immediately and check for the cause.

1. Final gear oil drain plug

2. Final gear oil filler bolt

3. Proper level

1. Final gear oil drain plug

2. Final gear oil filler bolt

3. Proper level

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