2-42 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Nut, Bolts, and Fasteners Tightness Check
Check the tightness of the bolts and nuts listed here. Also,
check to see that each cotter pin is in place and in good
For the engine fasteners, check the tightness of them
when the engine is cold (at room temperature).
If there are loose fasteners, retorque them to the spec-
ified torque following the specified tightening sequence.
Refer to the appropriate chapter for torque specifications.
If torque specifications are not in the appropriate chapter,
see the Standard Torque Table. For each fastener, first
loosen it by 1/2 turn, then tighten it.
If cotter pins are damaged, replace them with new ones.
Nut, Bolt and Fastener to be checked
Front Axle Nut
Front Axle Clamp Bolt
Rear Axle Nut
Rear Axle Nut Cotter Pin
Front Master Cylinder Clamp Bolts
Caliper Mounting Bolts
Rear Master Cylinder Mounting Bolts
Brake Lever Pivot Nut
Brake Pedal Bolt
Brake Rod Joint Cotter Pin
Front Fork Clamp Bolts
Front Fender Mounting Bolts
Rear Shock Absorber Mounting Nuts
Swingarm Pivot Shaft Nut
Uni-Trak Link Nuts
Stem Head Nut
Handlebar Mounting Bolts
Engine Mounting Bolts
Cylinder Head Bolts
Muffler Mounting Bolts
Exhaust Manifold Holder Nuts
Muffler Connecting Clamp Bolt
Clutch Lever Pivot Nut
Side Stand Bolt
Footpeg Mounting Bolts
Footpeg Bracket Mounting Bolts