Place the jack under the frame to support the motorcycle.
Special Tools - Jack: 57001-1238
Jack Attachment: 57001-1608
When the swingarm pivot shaft is removed the
swingarm and rear wheel assembly will become
detached and allow the frame to fall to the floor,
creating the potential for injury.
engine requires the swingarm pivot to be removed,
so support the bottom of the frame with a jack or
other appropriate stand.
Squeeze the brake lever slowly and hold it with a band
Motorcycle may fall over unexpectedly resulting in
an accident or injury. Be sure to hold the front brake
when removing the engine.
Be sure to hold the front brake when removing the
engine, or the motorcycle may fall over. The engine
or the motorcycle could be damaged.
Engine Oil (see Engine Oil Change in the Periodic Main-
Coolant (see Coolant Draining in the Cooling System
Rear Frame (see Rear Frame Removal in the Frame
Exhaust Pipe (see Exhaust Pipe Removal in the Engine
Top End chapter)
Fuel Tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System
Throttle Body Assy (see Throttle Body Assy Removal in
the Fuel System (DFI) chapter)
Shift Pedal (see External Shift Mechanism Removal in
the Crankshaft/Transmission chapter)
Engine Sprocket (see Engine Sprocket Removal in the
Final Drive chapter)
Right Engine Guard (see Engine Guard Removal in the
Clutch Cable Lower End (see Clutch Cable Removal in
the Clutch chapter)
Brake Pedal Bolt and Return Spring (see Brake Pedal
Removal in the Brakes chapter)
Spark Plug Cap (see Spark Plug Cleaning and Inspec-
tion in the Periodic Maintenance chapter)
ENGINE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION 8-5