Install the external shift mechanism cover.
OReplace the cover gasket with a new one.
locking agent to the cover bolt (35
mm length bolts only).
high-temperature grease to the oil sea/lip.
External Shift Mechanism
(1.0 kgf.m, 87 in.lb)
the side stand switch.
OApply non-permanent locking agent to the mounting bolts.
Side Stand Switch Mounting Bolts: 3.9 N.m (0.4
kgf.m, 35 in.lb)
Drive chain slack (see Final Drive chapter)
Engine oil level (see Engine Lubrication System chapter)
External Shift Mechanism Inspection
Examine the shift shaft for any damage.
* If the shaft is bent, straighten or replace it.
*If the serration are damaged, replace the shaft.
* If the springs [A]  are damaged in any way, replace
* If the shift mechanism arms are damaged in any way,
replace the arm.
Check the return spring pin [A] is not loose.
*If it is loose, unscrew it, apply a non-permanent
agent to the threads, and tighten it.
Return Spring Pin: 20 N.m (2.0 kgf.m, 14 ft.lb)
Visually inspect the shift drum pin and pin plate.
* If they are badly worn or if they show any damage, replace
Transmission Shaft Removal
Split the crankcase halves (see Crankcase Splitting).
Take out the drive shaft [A] and the output shaft .