Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Engine Oil Change
Situate the motorcycle so that it is vertical after warming
up the engine.
Remove the engine oil drain bolt [A] to drain the oil.
The oil in the oil filter can be drained by removing the filter
(see Oil Filter Replacement).
Replace the drain bolt gasket with a new one.
Torque - Engine Oil Drain Bolt: 29 N·m (3.0 kgf·m, 21 ft·lb)
Pour in the specified type and amount of oil.
Recommended Engine Oil
API SG, SH, SJ, SL or SM with JASO MA,
MA1 or MA2
3.2 L (3.4 US qt) (when filter is not
3.8 L (4.0 US qt) (when filter is removed)
4.0 L (4.2 US qt) (when engine is
Do not add any chemical additive to the oil. Oils fulfilling
the above requirements are fully formulated and provide
adequate lubrication for both the engine and the clutch.
Although 10W-40 engine oil is the recommended oil
for most conditions, the oil viscosity may need to be
changed to accommodate atmospheric conditions in
your riding area.
Check the oil level (see Oil Level Inspection in the Engine
Lubrication System chapter).
Oil Filter Replacement
Drain the engine oil (see Engine Oil Change).
Remove the oil filter with the oil filter wrench [A].
Special Tool - Oil Filter Wrench: 57001-1249
Replace the filter with a new one.
Apply grease to the gasket [A] before installation.
Tighten the oil filter by hand temporarily.
Pour in the specified type and amount of oil (see Engine
Loosen the oil filter to bleed the air and then tighten it with
the oil filter wrench.
Torque - Oil Filter: 17 N·m (1.7 kgf·m, 13 ft·lb)
Hand tightening of the oil filter can not be allowed since
it does not reach to this tightening torque.
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