Raise the rear wheel off the ground, using the jack.
Special Tool - Jack: 57001-1238
Squeeze the brake lever slowly and hold it with a band
Motorcycle may fall over unexpectedly resulting in
an accident or injury. Be sure to hold the front brake
when removing the engine.
Be sure to hold the front brake when removing the
engine, or the motorcycle may fall over. The engine
or the motorcycle could be damaged.
Coolant (see Coolant Change in the Periodic Mainte-
Engine Oil (see Engine Oil Change in the Periodic Main-
Battery Cables (see Battery Removal in the Electrical
Fuel Tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System
Right Air Cleaner Housing (see Right Air Cleaner Hous-
ings Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter)
Throttle Cable (see Throttle Body Assy Removal in the
Fuel System (DFI) chapter)
Exhaust Pipes (see Exhaust Pipe Removal in the Engine
Top End chapter)
Radiator (see Radiator Removal in the Cooling System
Thermostat Housing with bracket (see Thermostat Re-
moval in the Cooling System chapter)
Ignition Coil #1 and #2 (see Ignition Coil Removal in the
Electrical System chapter)
Footboards (see Left/Right Footboard Removal in the
Engine Pulley (see Engine Pulley Removal in the Final
Remove the connector bracket [A].
Air Switching Valve Connector [B]
Intake Air Pressure Sensor Connector [C]
Electronic Cruise Control Cancel Switch (Throttle) Lead
Open the clamp [E], and free the lead.
ENGINE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION 8-5