PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR
Engine oil and oil strainer
The engine oil level should be checked
before each ride. In addition, the oil
must be changed and the oil strainer
cleaned at the intervals specified in the
periodic maintenance and lubrication
To check the engine oil level
1. Place the motorcycle on the cen-
Make sure that the motorcycle is posi-
tioned straight up when checking the oil
level. A slight tilt to the side can result in
a false reading.
2. Start the engine, warm it up for
several minutes, and then turn it
1. Engine oil filler cap
3. Wait a few minutes until the oil set-
tles, remove the oil filler cap, wipe
the dipstick clean, insert it back
into the oil filler hole (without
screwing it in), and then remove it
again to check the oil level.
2. Maximum level mark
3. Minimum level mark
The engine oil should be between the
minimum and maximum level marks.
4. If the engine oil is below the mini-
mum level mark, add sufficient oil
of the recommended type to raise
it to the correct level.