TUNING THE ENGINE
Engine characteristic - auxiliary spring (TE 250/300)
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Engine characteristic - setting the auxiliary spring
Danger of burns Some vehicle components become very hot when the vehicle is operated.
Do not touch hot components such as exhaust system, radiator, engine, shock absorber, and the brake system. Allow these
components to cool down before starting work on them.
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Clean gear teeth
Mount the shift lever on the shift shaft in the required position and engage the gear-
Mount and tighten the screw.
Screw, shift lever
The auxiliary spring is located on the right side of the engine below the water pump
Auxiliary spring with yellow marking – Auxiliary spring mounted at the factory with
medium tuning (standard) for good rideability.
Auxiliary spring with green marking – Auxiliary spring contained in the separate
enclosure for softer performance.
Auxiliary spring with red marking – Auxiliary spring contained in the separate enclo-
sure for more aggressive performance.
The engine characteristic can be influenced by different spring strengths of auxiliary
Tilt the motorcycle approx. 45º to the left and secure it to prevent it from falling.
Pull both springs off of the spring insert.
of the shift lever and shift shaft.
The range of adjustment is limited.
The shift lever must not come into contact with any other vehicle components
during the shift procedure.
, adjusting spring
(10.3 lbf ft)
, auxiliary spring
, and spring insert
out of the