2-20 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
The engine and exhaust system get extremely hot
during normal operation and can cause serious
burns. Never touch the engine or exhaust pipe
during oil change.
Place an oil pan beneath the engine.
Remove the engine oil drain plug [A], and let the oil drain
Replace the oil drain gasket with a new one if it is dam-
After draining, install the drain plug.
Torque - Engine Oil Drain Plug: 29 N·m (3.0 kgf·m, 21 ft·lb)
Fill the engine with a good quality motor oil specified be-
API SG, SH, SJ, SL or SM with JASO MA,
MA1 or MA2
Viscosity: SAE 10W-40
0.9 L (1.0 US qt) (when filter is not removed)
1.0 L (1.1 US qt) (when filter is removed)
1.1 L (1.2 US qt) (when engine is completely
Do not add any chemical additive to the oil. Oils fulfilling
the above requirements are fully formulated and provide
adequate lubrication for both the engine and the clutch.
Although 10W-40 engine oil is the recommended oil
for most conditions, the oil viscosity may need to be
changed to accommodate atmospheric conditions in
your riding area.
Torque - Oil Filler Cap: Hand-tighten
Check the oil level (see Oil Level Inspection in the Engine
Lubrication System chapter).
Oil Filter Replacement
Drain the engine oil (see Engine Oil Change).
Remove the engine guard (see Engine Guard Re-
moval/Installation in the Frame chapter).
Oil Filter Cap Bolts [A]
Oil Filter Cap [B]