Remove the engine (see Engine Removal/Installation
Set the engine on a clean surface and hold the engine
steady while parts are being removed.
Crankshaft Sensor (see Electrical System chapter)
Clutch (see Clutch chapter)
Starter Motor (see Electrical System chapter)
Oil Pump (see Engine Lubrication System chapter)
Alternator Rotor (see Electrical System chapter)
Oil Cooler (see Engine Lubrication System chapter)
Oil Pan (see Engine Lubrication System chapter)
Oil Filter (see Engine Lubrication System chapter)
External Shift Mechanism (see External Shift Mecha-
If the crankshaft is to be removed, remove the pistons
(see Piston Removal).
Remove the upper crankcase bolts.
First loosen the M6 bolts.
M6 Bolts [A]
M7 Bolts [B]
M8 Bolts [C]
Remove the lower crankcase bolts.
First loosen the M7 bolts.
M7 Bolts [A]
M9 Bolts [B]
Tap lightly around the crankcase mating surface with a
plastic mallet, and split the crankcase. Take care not to
damage the crankcase.
The upper and lower crankcase halves are ma-
chined at the factory in the assembled state, so the
crankcase halves must be replaced as a set.
With a high-flash point solvent, clean off the mating sur-
faces of the crankcase halves and wipe dry.
Using compressed air, blow out the oil passages in the