2-20 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Check that the hose joints are securely connected.
Push and pull [A] the hose joint [B] back and forth more
than two times, and make sure it is locked and does not
Fuel Pump Side [C]
Throttle Body Assy Side [D]
Leaking fuel can cause a fire or explosion resulting
in serious burns. Make sure the hose joint is in-
stalled correctly on the delivery pipe.
If it comes off, reinstall the hose joint.
Coolant Level Inspection
Check the level when the engine is cold (room or ambi-
Check the coolant level in the reserve tank [A] with the
motorcycle held perpendicular (Do not use the side-
If the coolant level is lower than the "L" level line [B], un-
screw the reserve tank cap and add coolant to the "F"
level line [C].
For refilling, add the specified mixture of coolant
and soft water.
coolant and degrades its anticorrosion properties.
The diluted coolant can attack the aluminum en-
gine parts. In an emergency, soft water alone can
be added. But the diluted coolant must be returned
to the correct mixture ratio within a few days.
If coolant must be added often or the reservoir tank
has run completely dry, there is probably leakage in
the cooling system. Check the system for leaks.
Coolant ruins painted surfaces. Immediately wash
away any coolant that spills on the frame, engine,
wheels or other painted parts.
Adding water alone dilutes the