Position the rear wheel and install the
rear wheel nuts.
Avoid getting grease, oil, or dirt on
the disc or pad surfaces. Any
contamination can cause poor brake
performance or rapid pad wear after
Tighten the rear wheel nuts securely in
the same crisscross pattern to the
80 lbf·ft (108 N·m , 11.0 kgf·m)
After installing the wheel, apply the
brake several times and then check if
the wheel rotates freely. Recheck the
wheel if the brake drags or if the wheel
does not rotate freely.
Operate the brake pedal and check the
Inspect the brake system (page
Reinstall the muffler and muffler cover.
Tighten and torque the nuts and bolts to
the specified torque:
Muffler bracket bolt:
Muffler band bolt:
Muffler cover bolt:
If a torque wrench was not used for
installation, see your Honda dealer as soon
as possible to verify proper assembly.
Improper assembly may lead to loss of
If You Have a Flat Tire
Before installing the muffler, replace
the muffler gasket with a new gasket.
If either of the rubber caps came
away from the prongs when
removing the muffler cover, re-attach
15 lbf·ft (21 N·m , 2.1 kgf·m)
13 lbf·ft (17 N·m , 1.7 kgf·m)
7 lbf·ft (9 N·m , 0.9 kgf·m)
Taking Care of the Unexpected