The ignition system produces extremely high volt-
age. Do not touch the spark plug, ignition coil or ig-
nition coil lead while the engine is running, or you
could receive a severe electrical shock.
Do not disconnect the battery cables or any other
electrical connections when the ignition switch is
ON, or while the engine is running. This is to pre-
vent ECU damage.
Do not install the battery backwards. The negative
side is grounded. This is to prevent damage to the
Crankshaft Sensor Removal
Never drop the sensor, especially on a hard surface.
Such a shock to the sensor can damage it.
Remove the right lower fairing (see Lower Fairing Re-
moval in the Frame chapter).
Support the fuel tank with a suitable bar (see Fuel Tank
Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter).
Pull up the connector bracket [A].
Remove the rear wheel rotation sensor connector [B]
(ABS equipped models) and crankshaft sensor lead
connector [C] from the bracket.
Disconnect the crankshaft sensor lead connector.
Clear the crankshaft sensor lead from the clamps [A].
Crankshaft Sensor Cover Bolts [A]
Crankshaft Sensor Cover [B]
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