MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT
Use a lubricant for sealed chains to
prevent deterioration of chain seals. If
the chain is especially dirty, clean it
using a cleaner for sealed chains fol-
lowing the instructions supplied by the
chain cleaner manufacturer.
Apply lubricant to the sides of the
rollers so that it will penetrate to the
rollers and bushings. Apply lubricant
to the seals so that the seals will be
coated with lubricant. Wipe off any
Wipe off any lubricant that gets on the
Drive Chain Slack Inspection
Set the motorcycle up on its side
Clean the chain if it is dirty, and lubri-
cate it if it appears dry.
Rotate the rear wheel to find the po-
sition where the chain is tightest, and
measure the maximum chain slack
by pulling up and pushing down the
chain midway between the engine
sprocket and rear wheel sprocket.