Exhaust Pipe Removal
Muffler Bodies (see Muffler Body Removal)
Oxygen Sensor (Equipped Models) (see Oxygen Sen-
sor Removal (Equipped Models) in the Electrical System
Support the premuffler chamber with the suitable stand
Remove the premuffler chamber mounting bolt [B].
Exhaust Pipe Holder Nuts [A]
Exhaust Pipe (Premuffler Chamber) [B]
In this photo, the radiator and the middle fairings have
been removed for clarity.
Exhaust Pipe Installation
Replace the exhaust pipe gaskets [A] with new ones.
Apply grease to the exhaust pipe gaskets and install them.
Install the exhaust pipe.
Tighten the exhaust pipe holder nuts [B] and premuffler
chamber mounting bolt [C].
Torque - Premuffler Chamber Mounting Bolt: 34 N·m (3.5
kgf·m, 25 ft·lb)
Install the removed parts (see appropriate chapters).
Thoroughly warm up the engine, wait until the engine
cools down, retighten all the bolts and nuts.
Exhaust Butterfly Valve Cable Removal
The exhaust pipe or muffler body can become ex-
tremely hot during normal operation and cause se-
vere burns. Do not remove the exhaust butterfly
valve cable while the exhaust pipe or muffler body
Remove the front seat (see Front Seat Removal in the
Clear the exhaust butterfly valve cables [A] from the clamp
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