Pump the front fork up and down [A] 4 or 5 times to align
both fork positions.
Put a block [B] in front of the wheel to stop moving.
Do not apply the front brake.
Torque - Front Axle Clamp Bolts (Right): 20 N·m (2.0 kgf·m,
Tighten the two clamp bolts alternately two times to en-
sure even tightening torque.
Check the front brake for good braking power and no
After servicing, it takes several applications of the
brake lever before the brake pads contact the disc,
which could result in increased stopping distance
and cause an accident resulting in injury or death.
Do not attempt to ride the motorcycle until a firm
brake lever is obtained by pumping the lever until
the pads are against the disc.
Rear Wheel Removal
Using the jack under the frame so that the rear wheel is
raised off the ground.
Special Tools - Jack: 57001-1238
Jack Attachment: 57001-1608
Squeeze the front brake lever, and hold it with a band [A]
to prevent the motorcycle from running forward.
Motorcycle may fall over unexpectedly resulting in
an accident or injury. Be sure to hold the front brake
when removing the rear wheel.
Be sure to hold the front brake when removing the
rear wheel, or the motorcycle may fall over. The rear
wheel or the motorcycle could be damaged.
Drive Chain (see Drive Chain Removal in the Final Drive
Disc Guard Bolts [A] and Washers
Disc Guard [B]
Cotter Pin [C]
Rear Axle Nut [D]
Pull out the axle, and remove the chain adjuster on both
Remove the rear wheel.