Final Gear Case and Oil
Oil Level Inspection
Refer to Oil Level Inspection in Periodic Maintenance
Refer to Oil Change in Periodic Maintenance chapter.
Final Gear Case Removal
If the final gear case is to be disassembled, drain the final
gear case oil.
Remove the rear wheel (see Wheels/Tires chapter).
Remove the left shock absorber [A] from its studs by tak-
ing off the nuts.
Remove the swingarm cover (see Suspension chapter).
Remove the final gear case by taking off the nuts [B]. The
spring comes off with the case.
If the final gear case is full of oil, place the case so that
the breather hole [C] is on top.
Final Gear Case Installation
Lubricate the propeller shaft joint (see Periodic Mainte-
Install the spring so that the smaller diameter end [A]
faces toward the final gear case.
Fit the pinion gear splines into the propeller shaft joint
while turning the ring gear hub [A].
Tighten the final gear case mounting nuts to the specified
Torque - Final Gear Case Mounting Nuts: 34 N·m (3.5
kgf·m, 25 ft·lb)
If the final gear case oil was drained, fill the case with oil.
Final Gear Case Disassembly
Remove the final gear case.
Using 6 mm bolts [A] with 10 mm pitch threads, jack up
the pinion gear assembly [B].
Remove the pinion gear assembly and shim(s) [C] from
the final gear case.
FINAL DRIVE 11-9