2-44 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Condition of Bolts, Nuts and Fasteners Tightness
Check the tightness of the bolts and nuts listed here. Also,
check to see that each cotter pin is in place and in good
For the engine fasteners, check the tightness of them
when the engine is cold (at room temperature).
If there are loose fasteners, retighten them to the spec-
ified torque following the specified tightening sequence.
Refer to the appropriate chapter for torque specifications.
If torque specifications are not in the appropriate chapter,
see the Standard Torque Table. For each fastener, first
loosen it by 1/2 turn, then tighten it.
If cotter pins are damaged, replace them with new ones.
Bolt, Nut and Fastener to be checked
Engine Holder Nuts
Engine Mounting Nut
Exhaust Pipe Holder Nuts
Muffler Body Clamp Bolt
Muffler Body Mounting Bolts
Front Axle Clamp Bolt
Rear Axle Nut
Brake Lever Pivot Bolt Locknut
Caliper Mounting Bolts
Master Cylinder Clamp Bolts
Front Fork Clamp Bolts
Rear Shock Absorber Bolts and Nuts
Handlebar Mounting Nut
Steering Stem Lock Nut
Front Fender Mounting Bolts
Sub Frame Bolts
Side Stand Bolt
Center Stand Bolts and Nuts