2-24 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Clutch Operation Inspection
Start the engine and check that the clutch does not slip
and that it releases properly.
If the clutch operation is insufficiency, inspect the clutch
When inspecting by running the vehicle, note a
surrounding traffic situation enough in the place of
Clutch Fluid Level Inspection
Hold the clutch fluid reservoir horizontal.
Check that the clutch fluid level of the clutch reservoir is
between the lower [A] and the upper [B] level lines.
If the fluid level is lower than the lower level line, fill the
reservoir to the upper level line in the reservoir.
Since the clutch fluid is the same as the brake fluid, refer
to the Brake Fluid Level Inspection in this chapter for fur-
Torque - Clutch Reservoir Cap Screws:
kgf·m, 13 in·lb)
Change the fluid in the clutch line completely if the
fluid must be refilled but the type and brand of the
fluid that already is in the reservoir are unidentified.
After changing the fluid, use only the same type and
brand of fluid thereafter. Mixing different types and
brands of fluid lowers the fluid boiling point and
could cause the clutch to be ineffective. It may also
cause the rubber clutch parts to deteriorate.
Clutch Fluid Leak (Clutch Hose and Pipe)
Apply the clutch lever and inspect the clutch fluid leak
from the clutch hose [A], pipe [B] and fitting.
If the clutch fluid leaked from any position, inspect or re-
place the problem part.
1.5 N·m (0.15