Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Spark Plug Cleaning and Inspection
Seat (see Seat Removal in the Frame chapter)
Fuel Tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System
Spark Plug Cap
Clean the plug hole [A], using the compressed air [B].
Remove the spark plug [A], using the spark plug wrench
Special Tool - Spark Plug Wrench: 57001-1262
Owner's Tool - Spark Plug Wrench, 16 mm: 92110-0005
Clean the spark plug, preferably in a sandblasting device,
and then clean off any abrasive particles. The plug may
also be cleaned using a high-flash point solvent and a wire
brush or other suitable tool.
If the spark plug electrodes are corroded or damaged,
or if the insulator is cracked, replace the plug. Use the
standard spark plug.
Measure the gap [A] with a wire-type thickness gauge.
If the gap is incorrect, carefully bend the side electrode
[B] with a suitable tool to obtain the correct gap.
Spark Plug Gap
0.8 ∼ 0.9 mm (0.03 ∼ 0.04 in.)
Install the spark plug.
Torque - Spark Plug: 13 N·m (1.3 kgf·m, 113 in·lb)
Fit the plug cap securely.
Pull the spark plug cap [A] to make sure the installation of
the spark plug cap.
Spark Plug Replacement
Refer to the Spark Plug Cleaning and Inspection.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE 2-71