2-36 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Clean the frame with steam cleaner.
Visually inspect the frame [A] for cracks, dents, bending,
If there is any damage to the frame, replace it.
A repaired frame may fail in use, possibly causing
an accident resulting in injury or death. If the frame
is bent, dented, cracked, or warped, replace it.
See if the sidestand [A] moves smoothly and retracts fully.
If not, clean and grease the pivot [B] and sliding portion
Check the sidestand spring [D] for damage.
If necessary, replace the spring.
Spark Plug Cleaning and Inspection
Remove the spark plug cap [A].
Remove the spark plug [B], using the spark plug wrench
Special Tool - Spark Plug Wrench: 57001-1262
Owner's Tool - Spark Plug Wrench, 16 mm: 92110-1206
The plug may also be cleaned using high flash-point sol-
vent and a nonmetal brush (nylon etc.).
If the spark plug electrodes are corroded or damaged or
if the insulator is cracked, replace the plug. Use the stan-
dard spark plug.