Pickup Coil Assembly
ro keep the loss of engine oil
a minimum, set the
motorcycle on its side stand.
-Put an oil pan beneath the alternator cover
-Remove the alternator cover (p. 85)
The cover need
not be removed
so the alternator leads may
be left connected.
-Remove the alternator rotor (p. 347).
-Remove the pickup coil mounting screws (3), and re-
move the pickup coil assembly.
A. Mounting Screws
B. Pickup Coil Assembly
-Check that the baffle is properly fitted on the crank-
perly install the pickup coil leads grommet so that
the notched side of it faces toward the pickup coil
-When installing the pickup coil assembly, first tighten
the mounting screw at the front side of the pickup coil
assembly, and then tighten the other mounting screws.
A. First tighten this screw.
-Tightening torque for the alternator rotor bolt is 125
N-m (13.0 kg-m, 94 ft-Ib). After torquing the bolt,
loosen it and tighten it to the specified torque again.
-Check the engine oil level, and add oil as necessary
Refer to pp. 66 - 69, noting the following.
1 . To position the #1 and
pistons at top dead center
turn the crankshaft until the "T" mark on the
rotor is aligned with the line mark in the upper part
of the pickup coil base plate. (See fig. N80 on p.
Left Engine Cover (U.S. and Canadian Models)
-Set the motorcycle up on its center stand.
-Remove the exhaust pipes and mufflers (pp. 55 - 56)
-Unscrew the Allen bolts (2), and remove the sub-
alternator lead clamps (2) on the oil pan.
-Remove the left side cover, and disconnect the 3 -pin
connector which connects the sub-regulator/rectifier
-Unscrew the bolt, and pull the reserve tank and its cover
toward the left of the motorcycle. (See fig
-Put an oil pan beneath the left engine cover.
-Remove the left engine cover Allen bolts (10), and free
the left engine cover from the motorcycle.
-Apply a liquid gasket around the circumference of the
lead grommet before setting it in the notch of the left
-Check that the knock pins (2) are in place on the