Chain Slack Inspection
Refer to Chain Slack Inspection in the Periodic Maintenance Chapter.
Chain Slack Adjustment
Refer to Chain Slack Adjustment in the Periodic Maintenance Chapter.
Drive Chain Removal
Drive Chain Cover
Engine Sprocket Cover
Remove the clip from the drive chain master link using pliers and
remove the master link.
Free the drive chain from the sprockets, being careful that the chain
does not get dirty from contact with the ground.
Drive Chain Installation
The direction of the master link clip [A] must be as shown.
[B] Direction of Drive Chain Rotation
Incorrect installation of the master link clip can allow it to catch
on an adjacent part. If the clip dislodges, the chain could come
a part, and this could result in rear wheel lockup and loss of
Adjust the chain slack.
Put the chain tension guide [A] on the engine sprocket cover [B], and
install the sprocket cover.
Chain Wear Inspection
Refer to Chain Wear Inspection in the Periodic Maintenance Chapter.
Refer to Chain Lubrication in the Periodic Maintenance Chapter.
FINAL DRIVE 10-5