The TE/TXC/SMR models are equipped with a U.S. Forest
Service approved spark arrester for maximum efficienty and
" SPARK ARRESTER" MAINTENANCE AND
Proceed as follows:
A: First turn counterclockwise fastening rear pin (1) then re-
move saddle, screws (2) and L.H. side panel (3).
Using an 8 mm T-shaped spanner on the outside and a 10
mm T-shaped spanner on the inside, remove the locking
screw (4) of the muffler.
B: Remove the spring (5) and with an 8 mm T-shaped spanner
remove the screw (8); then pull out the muffler.
Note*: If silencer or exhaust are difficult to
remove, help to slide them apart by tapping
gently with a rubber or plastic hammer.
C: remove the six rivets (6) and the endcap (7) from silencer's
D: examinate SPARK ARRESTER conditions and remove, if neces-
sary, carbon particles from the SPARK ARRESTER screen;
E: if necessary, inflate air on the SPARK ARRESTER screen, in the
opposite direction in respect of the exhausted gas flow;
F: assemble the front endcap on the silencer's body, mounting
G: re-assemble the silencer on motorbike, then L. H. side panel
Due to the SPARK ARRESTER position on the silencer, if you need
only to check the SPARK ARRESTER conditions you can:
A: disassemble the silencer from motorbike;
B: check SPARK ARRESTER conditions simply looking into the si-
C: if the check is positive, you can proceed in re-assembling the
D: if the check is negative, proceed with the maintenance and
the screws in the correct position, providing a tight connection
between endcap and silencer's body, using, if necessary, a sili-
lencer from front endcap opening;
silencer on the motorbike;