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then soaked.
in a heavy
oil. Shake
the
chain while
it
is in the
oil
so that
oil wil
l
penetrate to
the inside of
the
rollers.
SPROCKETS
Sprocket wear
Visually
inspect
the sprocket
teeth.
If they are
worn
as
il lustrated, replace
the sprocket.
Measure
the diameter of the sprocket at
the
base
of
the
teeth. If the sprocket is worn
down to less
than
the service
limit, replace
the
sprocket.
Sprocket Teeth
Worn Tooth
(Engine
Sprocket}
Worn Tooth
(fil)
(Rear
Sprocket)
Direction
of
rotation
NOTE: If a sprocket
requires
replacement,
the chain
is
probably worn
also.
Upon
replacing
a
sprocket,
inspect the chain.
A. Vernier Calipers
Table J9
Sprocket Diameter
Standard
Service Limit
Engine
65 .58~65.78
mm
64.9 mm
Rear
166.81-167.31 mm
166.5
mm
Rear sprocket warp
Elevate
the rear wheel
so
that it will turn freely,
and
set a
dial gauge against
the rear
sprocket
near the
teeth as shown in
Fig.
I
14.
Rotate
the
rear
wheel.
The difference between
the highest and
lowest dial
gauge
readings
is
the amount
of run
out
(warp).
If
the
runout
exceeds
the service limit, replace
the
rear sprocket.
MAINTENANCE-CHASSIS 145
A. Dial Gauge
Table J10
Rear Sprocket
Warp
Standard
under 0.4
mm
BRAKES
Brake Fluid
Service
Limit
0.5
mm
Changing the brake fluid
The
brake fluid
should be
changed
in
accordance
with the Periodic
Maintenance Chart
(Pg. 10)
and
whenever it
becomes contaminated with
dirt
or water.
•Attach a
clear
plastic hose to
the
bleed
valve
on the
caliper, and run the
other
end
of the hose into
a
container.
•Remove
the
reservoir cap, and
remove the
ru
bber cap
on
the
bleed
valve.
•Open the bleed
valve (counterclockwise to open),
and
pump
the
brake lever
or
pedal until
all the flu
id
is
drained
from the line.
Filling Up the Brake Line
(j
15)
1. Open
the bleed valve.
2. Apply the
brake,
keeping
the
brake
applied.
3. Close
the
bleed
valve.
4. Then
quickly
release
the brake.

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