2-68 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
With the cable disconnected at the both ends, the cable
should move freely [A] within the cable housing.
If cable movement is not free after lubricating, if the cable
is frayed [B], or if the cable housing is kinked [C], replace
Nut, Bolt, and Fastener Tightness Inspection
Check the tightness of the bolts and nuts listed here in
accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart. 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 specified
torque following the specified tightening sequence. Refer
to the Torque and Locking Agent section of the General
Information chapter for torque specifications. 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 Bolts
Rear Axle Nut
Rear Axle Nut Cotter Pin
Chain Adjuster Locknut
Rear Sprocket Nuts