Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Push and pull [A] the fuel hose joint [B] back and forth
more than two times and make sure it is locked and does
not come off.
Leaking fuel can cause a fire or explosion resulting
in severe burns. Make sure the fuel hose joint is
installed correctly on the delivery pipe and that it
If it comes off, reinstall the hose joint.
Install the removed parts (see appropriate chapters).
Start the engine and check the fuel hose for leaks.
Evaporative Emission Control System Inspection
(Other than US and CA Models)
Inspect the canister as follows.
Remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel
System (DFI) chapter).
Remove the bracket [A].
Remove the canister [B].
Slide the clamps, and disconnect the hoses [C].
Visually inspect the canister for cracks or other damage.
If the canister has any cracks or bad damage, replace it
with a new one.
The canister is designed to work well through the motor-
cycle's life without any maintenance if it is used under
Inspect the purge valve (see Purge Valve Inspection in
the Self-Diagnosis System chapter).
Check that the hoses are securely connected and clips
are in position.
Replace any kinked, deteriorated or damaged hoses.
Run the hoses according to Cable, Wire, and Hose Rout-
ing section in the Appendix chapter.
When installing the hoses, avoid sharp bending, kinking,
flattening or twisting, and run the hoses with a minimum of
bending so that the emission flow will not be obstructed.
Coolant Level Inspection
Check the level when the engine is cold (room or ambi-
Check the coolant level in the reserve tank [A] with
the motorcycle held perpendicular (Do not use the side
If the coolant level is lower than the "L" level line [B], un-
screw the reserve tank cap and add coolant to the "F"
level line [C].
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