Maintenance Intervals

INTRODUCTION

This chapter includes all information necessary to perform recommend inspection and adjustments. These preventative maintenance procedures, if followed, will insure more reliable vehicle operation and a longer service life. The need for costly overhaul work will be greatly reduced. This information applies not only to vehicles already in service, but also to new vehicles that are being prepared for sale. Any service technician performing preparation work should be familiar with this entire chapter.

PERIODIC MAINTENANCE/LUBRICATION INTERVALS

ITEM

REMARKS

BREAK-IN 1,000 (600)

EVERY

6,000 (4,000) or 6 months

12,000 (8,000) or 12 months

Valve clearance

Check/Adjust valve clearance.

   

0

Spark plug(s)

Check/Clean or replace.

O

O

Replace

Air filter

Clean. Replace every 24,000 (16,000).

 

O

O

Carburetor

Check/Adjust/idle speed, synchronization, starter operation.

o

O

O

Fuel line

Check fuel hose and vacuum pipe for cracks or damage.

 

O

o

Engine oil

Replace (Warm engine before draining).

o

O

o

Engine oil filter

Replace.

o

 

o

Final gear oil

Replace every 24,000 (16,000) or 24 months.

o

Check

Check

Brake

Check operation/fluid leakage/See NOTE.

 

O

O

Clutch

Check operation

 

O

o

Rear arm pivot bearings

Check bearing assembly for

looseness.

Moderately repack every

24,000 (16,000) or 24

months.

Use medium weight wheel

bearing grease.

   

Check

Wheels

Check balance/damage/runout.

 

o

O

MAINTENANCE INTERVALS CHARTS

Proper periodic maintenance is important. Especially important are the maintenance services related to emissions control. These controls not only function to ensure cleaner air but are also vital to proper engine operation and maximum performance. In the following maintenance tables, the services related to emissions control are grouped separately.

ITEM

REMARKS

BREAK-IN 1,000 (600)

EVERY

6,000 (4,000) or 6 months

12,000 (8,000) or 12 months

Wheel bearings

Check bearings assembly for looseness/damage. Replace if damaged.

 

O

O

Steering bearing

Check bearings assembly for

looseness.

Moderately repack every

24,000 (16,000) or 24

months.

Use medium weight wheel

bearing grease.

   

Check

Front forks

Check operation/oil leakage

 

o

O

Rear shock absorber

Check operation/oil leakage

 

o

o

Fittings/Fasteners

Check all chassis fittings and fasteners.

o

o

o

Batlery

Check specific gravity. Check breather pipe for proper operation.

 

o

o

A.C.Generator

Replace generator brushes.

   

o

NOTE:

Brake fluid replacement:

1.    When disassembling the master cylinder or caliper cylinder, replace the brake fluid. Normally check the brake fluid level and add the fluid as required.

2.    On the inner parts of the master cylinder and caliper cylinder, replace the oil seals every two years.

3.    Replace the brake hoses every four years, or if cracked or damaged.

 

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