Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Wheel Bearing Inspection
Raise the front/rear wheel off the ground.
Special Tool - Jack: 57001-1238
Spin the wheel lightly, and check for roughness, binding
If roughness, binding, abnormal noise is found, replace
the hub bearing.
Turn the handlebar until the handlebar doesn't move to
The wheel edge is moved to one direction gripping the
edge of the wheel by both hands and the play of the wheel
bearing is checked.
If the play is found, replace the bearing.
Drive Chain Slack Inspection
Raise the rear wheel off the ground, rotate the rear wheel
to find the place where the chain is tightest (because it
Check the wheel alignment (see Wheel Alignment Inspec-
tion in the Final Drive chapter), and adjust it if necessary
(see Drive Chain Slack Adjustment).
Clean the drive chain if it is dirty, and lubricate it if it
Rotate the rear wheel to find the position where the chain
Measure the space (chain slack) between the chain and
the swingarm at the rear of the chain slipper as shown.
If the drive chain slack [A] exceeds the standard, adjust it.
52 ∼ 58 mm (2.0 ∼ 2.3 in.)
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