Nut, Bolt, and Fastener Tightness
• Check the tightness of the bolts and nuts listed here. Also,
check to see that each cotter pin is in place and in good
OFar the engine fasteners, check the tightness of them
when the engine is cold (at room temperature).
*If there are loose fasteners, retorque them to the spec·
ified torque following the specified tightening sequence.
Refer to the appropriate chapter for torque specifications.
If torque specifications are not in the appropriate chapter,
see the Standard Torque Table. For each fastener, first
loosen it by 1/2 tum, then tighten it.
cotter pins are
damaged, replace them with new ones.
Nut, Bolt and Fastener to be checked
Front Axle Clamp Bolts
Rear Axle Nut
Rear Axle Nut Cotter Pin
Front Master Cylinder Clamp Bolts
Caliper Mounting Bolts
Rear Master Cylinder Mounting Bolts
Brake Lever Pivot Bolt Locknut
Brake Pedal Mounting Bolt
Brake Rod Joint Cotter Pin
Front Fork. Clamp Bolts
Front Fender Mounting Bolts
Rear Shock Absorber Mounting Nuts
SWingarm Pivot Shaft Nut
Tie Rod Nuts
Rocker Arm Nut
Stem Head Nut
Handlebar Clamp Bolts
Engine Mounting Bolts, Nuts
Cylinder Head Bolts
Muffler Mounting Bolt
Exhaust Pipe Holder Nuts
Muffler Connecting Nuts
Clutch Lever Pivot Nut
Sidestand Bolt, Nut
Center Stand Nuts
Footpeg Mounting Pin Circlips
Footpeg Bracket Mounting Bolts