Nut, Bolt, and Fastener Tightness
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
Master Cylinder Clamp Bolts
Brake Lever Pivot Nut
Caliper Mounting Bolts
Brake Pedal Lever Clamp Bolt
Cam Lever Clamp Bolt
Brake Rod Joint Cotter Pin
Torque Link Nuts
Torque Link Nut Clips
Front Fork Clamp Allen Bolts
Rear Shock Absorber Mounting Bolts
Swingarm Pivot Shaft Nut
Stem Head Bolt
Handlebar Mounting Nuts
Engine Mounting Bolts and Nuts
Shift Pedal Bolt
Muffler Mounting Bolts and Nuts
Exhaust Pipe Holder Nuts
Muffler Connecting Clamp Bolt
Clutch Lever Holder Clamp Bolt
Clutch Lever Pivot Nut
Side Stand Pivot Nut
Front Footpeg Bracket Mounting Bolts
Front Fender Mounting Bolts