2-44 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Bolts, Nuts and Fasteners Tightness Inspection
Check the tightness of the bolts and nuts listed here. Also,
check to see that each cotter pin is in place and in good
For the engine fasteners, check the tightness of them
when the engine is cold (at room temperature).
If there are loose fasteners, retighten 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 turn, then tighten it.
If cotter pins are damaged, replace them with new ones.
Bolt, Nut and Fastener to be checked
Clutch Lever Pivot Nut
Engine Mounting Bolts and Nuts
Exhaust Pipe Holder Nuts
Muffler Mounting Bolts and Nut
Front Axle Nut
Front Axle Clamp Bolt
Rear Axle Nut
Rear Axle Nut Cotter Pin
Brake Lever Pivot Nut
Brake Pedal Clamp Bolt
Brake Rod Joint Cotter Pin
Caliper Mounting Bolts
Front Master Cylinder Clamp Bolts
Rear Master Cylinder Mounting Bolts
Front Fork Clamp Bolts
Rear Shock Absorber Bolts and Nuts
Swingarm Pivot Shaft Nut
Steering Stem Head Nut
Handlebar Mounting Nuts
Footpeg Bracket Bolts (Front)
Footpeg Bracket Bolts (Rear)
Sidestand Mounting Bolt