Periodic maintenance and adjustment
The coolant level should be checked
before each ride. In addition, the cool-
ant must be changed at the intervals
specified in the periodic maintenance
and lubrication chart.
To check the coolant level
1. Place the vehicle on a level sur-
face and hold it in an upright posi-
checked on a cold engine since
the level varies with engine tem-
Make sure that the vehicle is posi-
tioned straight up when checking
the coolant level. A slight tilt to the
side can result in a false reading.
2. Remove the left side panel by re-
moving the bolts.
1. Left side panel
3. Check the coolant level in the
The coolant should be between the
minimum and maximum level marks.
1. Maximum level mark
2. Minimum level mark
3. Coolant reservoir
4. If the coolant is at or below the
minimum level mark, remove the
upper panel, left side cowling and
coolant reservoir cover to access
the coolant reservoir.
1. Upper panel
2. Quick fastener
4. Left side cowling
5. Nut and washer