Raise the rear wheel off the ground with the jack [A].
Special Tool - Jack: 57001-1238
When the swingarm pivot shaft is removed the
swingarm and rear wheel assembly will become
detached and allow the frame to fall to the floor,
creating the potential for injury.
engine requires the swingarm pivot to be removed,
so support the bottom of the frame with a jack or
other appropriate stand.
Squeeze the brake lever slowly and hold it with a band
Motorcycle may fall over unexpectedly resulting in
an accident or injury. Be sure to hold the front brake
when removing the engine.
Be sure to hold the front brake when removing the
engine, or the motorcycle may fall over. The engine
or the motorcycle could be damaged.
Engine Oil (see Engine Oil Change in the Periodic Main-
Coolant (see Coolant Draining in the Cooling System
Seat (see Seat Removal in the Frame chapter)
Radiator Shuroud (see Radiator Shuroud Removal in the
Throttle Body Assy (see Throttle Body Assy Removal in
the Fuel System (FDI) chapter)
Ignition Coil (see Ignition Coil Removal in the Electrical
Clutch Cable Lower End (see Clutch Cable Removal in
the Clutch chapter)
Magnet Lead Connector [A]
Gear Position Switch Connector [B]
ENGINE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION 8-5