2-36 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Engine Lubrication System
Engine Oil Change
Situate the motorcycle so that it is vertical after warming
up the engine.
Remove the engine oil drain bolt [A] to drain the oil.
The oil in the oil filter can be drained by removing the filter
(see Oil Filter Replacement).
Replace the drain bolt gasket [B] with a new one.
Tighten the drain bolt.
Torque - Engine Oil Drain Bolt: 29 N·m (3.0 kgf·m, 21 ft·lb)
Remove the oil filler plug [A].
Pour in the specified type and amount of oil.
Recommended Engine Oil
API SG, SH, SJ, SL or SM with JASO MA,
MA1 or MA2
Viscosity: SAE 10W-40
3.2 L (3.4 US qt) (when filter is not removed)
3.8 L (4.0 US qt) (when filter is removed)
4.0 L (4.2 US qt) (when engine is completely
Do not add any chemical additive to the oil.Oils fulfilling
the above requirements are fully formulated and provide
adequate lubrication for both the engine and the clutch.
Although 10W-40 engine oil is the recommended oil
for most conditions, the oil viscosity may need to be
changed to accommodate atmospheric conditions in
your riding area.
Replace the O-ring of the oil filler plug with a new one.
Apply grease to the new O-ring.
Install the oil filler plug.
Torque - Oil Filler Plug: Hand-tighten
Check the oil level (see Oil Level Inspection in the Engine
Lubrication System chapter).