Using the pry points, split the crankcase halves.
Pry Point (Front) [A]
Pry Points (Rear) [B]
If the crankcase does not split easily, tap the crankcase
mating surface lightly with a plastic mallet.
Take care not to damage the crankcase.
Lift up the right crankcase half.
The left and right crankcase halves are machined at
the factory in the assembled state, so the crankcase
halves must be replaced as a set.
Refer to the Bearing and Oil Seal Installation for the bear-
ing, outer race and oil seal installation procedures.
With a high-flash point solvent, clean off the mating sur-
faces of the crankcase halves and wipe dry.
Gasoline and low-flash point solvents can be
flammable and/or explosive and cause severe
Clean the crankcase in a well-ventilated
area, and take care that there are no sparks or
flame anywhere near the working area; this in-
cludes any appliance with a pilot light. Do not use
gasoline or a low-flash point solvent to clean the
Using compressed air, blow out the oil passages in the