PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT
11. Refill with the specified amount of
the recommended engine oil, and
then install and tighten the oil filler
Recommended engine oil:
See page 8-1.
Without oil filter element replace-
0.95 L (1.00 US qt, 0.84 Imp.qt)
With oil filter element replacement:
1.00 L (1.06 US qt, 0.88 Imp.qt)
In order to prevent clutch slip-
page (since the engine oil also
lubricates the clutch), do not
mix any chemical additives. Do
not use oils with a diesel speci-
fication of "CD" or oils of a high-
er quality than specified. In
addition, do not use oils labeled
"ENERGY CONSERVING II" or
Make sure that no foreign mate-
rial enters the crankcase.
12. Start the engine, and then let it idle
for several minutes while checking
it for oil leakage. If oil is leaking,
immediately turn the engine off
and check for the cause.
13. Turn the engine off, and then
check the oil level and correct it if
14. Reset the oil change indicator.
(See page 3-10.)
The coolant level should be checked
before each ride. In addition, the cool-
ant must be changed at the intervals
specified in the periodic maintenance
and lubrication chart.
To check the coolant level
1. Place the vehicle on a level sur-
face and hold it in an upright posi-
checked on a cold engine since
the level varies with engine tem-
Make sure that the vehicle is posi-
tioned straight up when checking
the coolant level. A slight tilt to the
side can result in a false reading.
2. Check the coolant level in the
The coolant should be between the
minimum and maximum level marks.