2-24 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Evaporative Emission Control System Inspection
(Other than US and CA Models)
Inspect the canister as follows.
Remove the upper fairing (see Upper Fairing Removal in
the Frame chapter).
Remove the canister [A].
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].