CLEANING

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Clean your motorcycle regularly to protect the surface finishes and inspect for damage, wear and oil leakage.

CAUTION
High pressure water ( on air ) can damage certain parts of the motorcycle.

Avoid spraying high pressure water ( typical in coinoperated car washes ) at the following areas:

Wheel HubsIgnition Switch
Muffler OutletSteering Lock ( UY )
Under Fuel TankDrive Chain
CarburetorInstruments
Under Seat
  1. 1.After cleaning, rinse the motorcycle thoroughly with plenty of clean water. Strong detergent residue can corrode alloy parts.
    NOTE
    Clean the plastic parts using a cloth or sponge dampened with a solution of mild detergent and water.
  2. Dry the motorcycle, start the engine, and let it run for several minutes.
  3. Lubricate the drive chain immediately after washing and drying the motorcycle
  4. Test the brakes before riding the motorcycle in traffic. Several applications may be necessary to restore normal braking performance.
WARNING
Braking performance may be impaired immediately after washing the motorcycle

STORAGE GUIDE

Extended storage, such as for winter, requires that you take certain steps to reduce the effects of deterioration from non-use of the motorcycle.
In addition, necessary repairs should be made BEFORE storing the motorcycle; otherwise, these repairs may be forgotten by the time the motorcycle is removed from storage.


STORAGE

  1. Change the engine oil.
  2. Drain the fuel tank and carburetor. Spray the inside of the fuel tank with an aerosol rust-inhibiting oil. Reinstall the fuel fill cap on the tank.
    NOTE
    If storage will last more than one month, carburetor draining is very important, to assure proper performance after storage.
    WARNING
    Petrol is extremely flammable and is explosive under certain conditions. Perform this operation in a well-ventilated area with the engine stopped. Do not smoke or allow flames or sparks in the area where petrol is drained or stored and where the fuel tank is refueled.
  3. Remove the spark plug and pour a tablespoon ( 15 – 20 cm3 ) of clean engine oil into the cylinder. Operate the kickstarter several times to distribute the oil. spark plug.
    NOTE
    When turning the engine over, the Ignition Switch should be OFF and the spark plug placed in its cable cap and grounded to prevent damage to the ignition system.
  4. Remove the battery. Store in an area protected from freezing temperatures and direct sunlight. Check the electrolyte level and slow charge the battery
    once a month.
  5. Wash and dry the motorcycle. Wax all painted surfaces.
  6. Lubricate the drive chain.
  7. Inflate the tyres to their recommended pressures. Place the motorcycle on blocks to raise both tyres off the ground.
  8. Cover the motorcycle ( don’t use plastic or other coated materials ) and store in an unheated area, free of dampness with a minimum of daily temperature
    variation. Do not store the motorcycle in direct sunlight.

REMOVAL FORM STORAGE

  1. Uncover and clean the motorcycle. Change the engine oil if more than 4 months have passed since the start of storage.
  2. Check the battery electrolyte level and charge the battery as required. Install the battery.
  3. Drain any excess aerosol rust-inhibiting oil from the fuel tank. Fill the fuel tank with fresh petrol.
  4. Perform all Pre-ride Inspection checks. Test ride the motorcycle at low speeds in a sage riding area away from traffic.

NOISE CONTROL SYSTEM ( AUSTRALIA ONLY )

TAMPERING WITH NOISE CONTROL SYSTEM PROHIBITED

Owners are warned that the law may prohibit:

  1. The removal or rendering inoperative by any person other than for purposes of maintenance, repair or replacement of any device or element of design
    incorporated into any new vehicle for the purpose of noise control prior to its sale or delivery to the ultimate purchaser or while it is in use;? and
  2. The use of the vehicle after such device or element of design has been removed or rendered inoperative by any person.
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