2-52 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
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
1.6 L (1.7 US qt) (when filter is not
1.8 L (1.9 US qt) (when filter is removed)
2.3 L (2.4 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 [A] with the oil filter wrench [B].
Special Tool - Oil Filter Wrench: 57001-1249
Replace the filter with a new one.
Apply grease to the O-ring [A] before installation.
Tighten the filter with the oil filter wrench.
Torque - Oil Filter: 17.5 N·m (1.8 kgf·m, 13 ft·lb)
Hand tightening of the oil filter can not be allowed since
it does not reach to this tightening torque.
Pour in the specified type and amount of oil (see Engine