INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS
stop the engine in case of an emer-
gency, such as when the motorcycle
overturns or when the throttle cable is
Start switch "g"
Push this switch to crank the engine
with the starter.
See page 5-1 for starting instruc-
tions prior to starting the engine.
Hazard switch "
With the key in the "ON" position, turn
this switch to "
" to turn on the
hazard lights (simultaneous flashing
of all turn signal lights).
The hazard lights are used in case of
an emergency or to warn other drivers
when your vehicle is stopped where it
might be a traffic hazard.
Do not use the hazard light for an
extended length of time, otherwi-
sethe battery may discharge.
1. Clutch lever
The clutch lever is located at the left
handlebar grip. To disengage the
clutch, pull the lever toward the hand-
lebar grip. To engage the clutch, rele-
ase the lever. The lever should be
pulled rapidly and released slowly for
smooth clutch operation.
The clutch lever is equipped with a
clutch switch, which is part of the
ignition circuit cut-off system. (See
1. Shift pedal
The shift pedal is located on the left
side of the engine and is used in com-
bination with the clutch lever when
shifting the gears of the 6-speed
constant-mesh transmission equip-
ped on this motorcycle.
Use your toes or heel to shift up and
your toes to shift down.