Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Idle Speed Adjustment
The pilot screw [A] is set at the factory and should
not be adjusted.
screw as follows:
For US and CA models, the pilot screw cannot be ad-
Remove the shroud (see Shroud Removal in the Frame
Turn in the pilot screw and count the number of turns until
it seats fully but not tightly.
Back out the same number of turns counted when turned
in. This is to set the screw to its original position.
A carburetor has different "turns out" of the pilot screw
for each individual unit. When setting the pilot screw,
use the "turns out" determined during disassembly. Use
the specifications in this manual only if the original num-
ber is unknown.
Start the engine and warm it up thoroughly.
Turn the idle adjusting screw [B] until idle speed is correct.
Open and close the throttle a few times to make sure that
the idle speed is within the specified range. Readjust if
Install the shroud (see Shroud Installation in the Frame
Air Cleaner Element Cleaning
In dusty areas, the element should be cleaned more
frequently than recommended interval.
After riding through rain or on muddy roads, the element
should be cleaned immediately.
Since repeated cleaning opens the pores of the ele-
ment, replace it with a new one in accordance with the
Periodic Maintenance Chart. Also, if there is a break in
the element material or any other damage to the ele-
ment, replace the element with a new one.
But if necessary, set the pilot
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