2-64 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Clean the frame with steam cleaner.
Visually inspect the frame and rear frame for cracks,
dents, bending, or warp.
If there is any damage to the frame, replace it.
A repaired frame may fail in use, possibly causing
an accident. If the frame is bent, dented, cracked,
or warped, replace it.
Spark Plug Cleaning and Inspection
Seat (see Seat Removal in the Frame chapter)
Fuel Tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System
Spark Plug Cap
Clean the plug hole [A], using the compressed air [B].
Remove the spark plug [A], and visually inspect it.
Special Tool - Spark Plug Wrench, Hex 16 [B]: 57001-1262
Clean the spark plug, preferably in a sandblasting device,
and then clean off any abrasive particles. The plug may
also be cleaned using a high-flash point solvent and a wire
brush or other suitable tool.
If the spark plug electrodes are corroded or damaged,
or if the insulator is cracked, replace the plug. Use the
standard spark plug.
Measure the gap [A] with a wire-type thickness gauge.
If the gap is incorrect, carefully bend the side electrode
[B] with a suitable tool to obtain the correct gap.
Spark Plug Gap
0.8 ∼ 0.9 mm (0.03 ∼ 0.04 in.)
Install the spark plug.
Torque - Spark Plug: 13 N·m (1.3 kgf·m, 115 in·lb)