Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Idle Speed Adjustment
Start the engine and warm it up thoroughly.
Wait until fast idle speed lowers to a certain value.
Turn the adjusting screw [A] until the idle speed is correct.
Open and close the throttle a few times to make sure that
the idle speed is within the specified range. Readjust if
Fuel Hose Inspection (fuel leak, damage,
The fuel hose is designed to be used throughout the mo-
torcycle's life without any maintenance. However, if the
motorcycle is not properly handled, the high pressure in-
side the fuel line can cause fuel to leak [A] or the hose to
burst. Remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in
the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) and check the fuel hose.
Replace the fuel hose if any fraying, cracks [B] or bulges
[C] are noticed.
Check that the hoses are routed according to Cable, Wire,
and Hose Routing section in the Appendix chapter.
Replace the hose if it has been sharply bent or kinked.
Hose Joints [A]
Fuel Hose [B]
Check that the hose joints are securely connected.
Push and pull [A] the hose joint [B] back and forth more
than two times, and make sure it is locked.
If it does not locked, reinstall the hose joint.
Leaking fuel can cause a fire or explosion resulting
in serious burns. Make sure the hose joint is in-
stalled correctly on the delivery pipe by sliding the
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