Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Apply silicone sealant to the circumference [A] of the inner
Install the muffler (see Muffler Installation in the Engine
Top End chapter).
Engine Right Side
To avoid a serious burn, never touch the hot engine
or exhaust chamber during clutch adjustment.
Clutch Lever (Clutch Cable) Free Play Inspection
Slide the clutch lever dust covers [A] out of place.
Check that the clutch cable upper end is fully seated in
the adjusting bolt [B].
Check that the clutch lever [C] has 8 ∼ 13 mm (0.3 ∼ 0.5
in.) of play [D].
If it does not, adjust the lever play.
Clutch Lever (Clutch Cable) Free Play Adjustment
Slide the clutch lever dust cover out of place.
Turn the adjuster [A] so that the clutch lever will have 8 ∼
13 mm (0.3 ∼ 0.5 in.) of play.
Be sure that the outer cable end at the clutch lever is
fully seated in the adjusting bolt at the clutch lever, or
it could slip into the place later, creating enough cable
play to prevent clutch disengagement.
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