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should remain with the motorcycle when it is resold.

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printing. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. reserves the right to make changes at any
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The vehicle pictured in this owner’s manual may not match your actual
vehicle.

© 2017 Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


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Welcome
Congratulations on your purchase of a new ● The following code in this manual indicates
Honda motorcycle. Your selection of a Honda the country.
makes you part of a worldwide family of
satisfied customers who appreciate Honda’s Country Codes
reputation for building quality into every Code Country
product. GL150
PH Philippines
To ensure your safety and riding pleasure:
● Read this owner’s manual carefully.
● Follow all recommendations and
procedures contained in this manual.
● Pay close attention to safety messages
contained in this manual and on the
motorcycle.
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A Few Words About Safety


Your safety, and the safety of others, is very
important. Operating this motorcycle safely is 3 DANGER
an important responsibility. You WILL be KILLED or SERIOUSLY HURT
To help you make informed decisions about if you don’t follow instructions.
safety, we have provided operating
procedures and other information on safety 3 WARNING
labels and in this manual. This information You CAN be KILLED or SERIOUSLY HURT
alerts you to potential hazards that could hurt if you don’t follow instructions.
you or others.
Of course, it is not practical or possible to 3 CAUTION
warn you about all hazards associated with You CAN be HURT if you don’t follow
operating or maintaining a motorcycle. You instructions.
must use your own good judgement.
Other important information is provided
You will find important safety information in a under the following titles:
variety of forms, including: NOTICE Information to help you avoid
● Safety labels on the motorcycle damage to your motorcycle, other
● Safety Messages preceded by a safety alert property, or the environment.
symbol and one of three signal words:
DANGER, WARNING, or CAUTION.
These signal words mean:
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Contents

Motorcycle Safety P. 2

Operation Guide P. 12

Maintenance P. 27

Troubleshooting P. 72

Information P. 87

Specifications P. 98

Index P. 101
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Motorcycle Safety

This section contains important information for safe riding of your motorcycle.
Please read this section carefully.

Safety Guidelines .......................................... P. 3


Safety Precautions ........................................ P. 6
Riding Precautions........................................ P. 7
Accessories & Modifications...................... P. 10
Loading ........................................................ P. 11
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Safety Guidelines

Safety Guidelines that you and your passenger are both wearing
an approved motorcycle helmet and protective

Motorcycle Safety
Follow these guidelines to enhance your safety: apparel. Instruct your passenger on holding onto
● Perform all routine and regular inspections the grab rail or your waist, leaning with you in
specified in this manual. turns, and keeping their feet on the footpegs,
● Stop the engine and keep sparks and flame even when the motorcycle is stopped.
away before filling the fuel tank.
● Do not run the engine in enclosed or partly
enclosed areas. Carbon monoxide in exhaust Take Time to Learn & Practice
gases is toxic and can kill you. Even if you have ridden other motorcycles,
practice riding in a safe area to become familiar
with how this motorcycle works and handles, and
Always Wear a Helmet to become accustomed to the motorcycle’s size
It’s a proven fact: helmets and protective apparel and weight.
significantly reduce the number and severity of
head and other injuries. So always wear an
approved motorcycle helmet and protective Ride Defensively
apparel. 2 P. 6 Always pay attention to other vehicles around
you, and do not assume that other drivers see
you. Be prepared to stop quickly or perform an
Before Riding evasive maneuver.
Make sure that you are physically fit, mentally
focused and free of alcohol and drugs. Check
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Safety Guidelines

Make Yourself Easy to See Keep Your Honda in Safe Condition


Make yourself more visible, especially at night, by It’s important to keep your motorcycle properly
Motorcycle Safety

wearing bright reflective clothing, positioning maintained and in safe riding condition.
yourself so other drivers can see you, signaling Inspect your motorcycle before every ride and
before turning or changing lanes, and using your perform all recommended maintenance. Never
horn when necessary. exceed load limits (2 P. 11), and do not modify
your motorcycle or install accessories that would
make your motorcycle unsafe (2 P. 10).
Ride within Your Limits
Never ride beyond your personal abilities or
faster than conditions warrant. Fatigue and If You are Involved in a Crash
inattention can impair your ability to use good Personal safety is your first priority. If you or
judgement and ride safely. anyone else has been injured, take time to assess
the severity of the injuries and whether it is safe
to continue riding. Call for emergency assistance
Don’t Drink and Ride if needed. Also follow applicable laws and
Alcohol and riding don’t mix. Even one alcoholic regulations if another person or vehicle is
drink can reduce your ability to respond to involved in the crash.
changing conditions, and your reaction time gets
worse with every additional drink. Don’t drink If you decide to continue riding, first turn the
and ride, and don’t let your friends drink and ride ignition switch to the (OFF) position, and
either. evaluate the condition of your motorcycle.

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Safety Guidelines

Inspect for fluid leaks, check the tightness of


critical nuts and bolts, and check the handlebar, 3 WARNING

Motorcycle Safety
control levers, brakes, and wheels. Ride slowly Running the engine of your motorcycle
and cautiously. while in an enclosed or even partially
Your motorcycle may have suffered damage that
enclosed area can cause a rapid build-up
is not immediately apparent. Have your
of toxic carbon monoxide gas.
motorcycle thoroughly checked at a qualified
service facility as soon as possible.
Breathing this colourless, odorless gas
can quickly cause unconsciousness and
Carbon Monoxide Hazard lead to death.
Exhaust contains poisonous carbon monoxide, a
colourless, odorless gas. Breathing carbon Only run your motorcycle's engine when
monoxide can cause loss of consciousness and it is located in a well ventilated area
may lead to death. outdoors.

If you run the engine in confined or even partly


enclosed area, the air you breathe could contain
a dangerous amount of carbon monoxide. Never
run your motorcycle inside a garage or other
enclosure.

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Safety Precautions

Safety Precautions ● Face shield with unobstructed field of vision or


other approved eye protection
Motorcycle Safety

● Ride cautiously and keep your hands on the


handlebar and feet on the footpegs. 3 WARNING
● Keep passenger’s hands onto the grab rail or Not wearing a helmet increases the
your waist, passenger’s feet on the footpegs chance of serious injury or death in a
while riding.
crash.
● Always consider the safety of your passenger,
as well as other drivers and riders.
Make sure that you and any passenger
always wear an approved helmet and
Protective Apparel protective apparel.
Make sure that you and any passenger are
wearing an approved motorcycle helmet, eye # Gloves
protection, and high-visibility protective clothing. Full-finger leather gloves with high abrasion
Ride defensively in response to weather and resistance
road conditions. # Boots or Riding Shoes
Sturdy boots with non-slip soles and ankle
# Helmet protection
Safety-standard certified, high-visibility, correct
size for your head # Jacket and Trousers
Protective, highly visible, long-sleeved jacket and
● Must fit comfortably but securely, with the chin
durable trousers for riding (or a protective suit)
strap fastened.
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Riding Precautions

Riding Precautions ● Exercise caution on low traction surfaces.


u The tyres slip more easily on such surfaces

Motorcycle Safety
Running-in Period and braking distances are longer.
● Avoid continuous braking.
During the first 500 km (300 miles) of running,
u Repeated braking, such as when
follow these guidelines to ensure your
descending long, steep slopes can seriously
motorcycle’s future reliability and performance.
overheat the brakes, reducing their
● Avoid full-throttle starts and rapid
effectiveness. Use engine braking with
acceleration.
intermittent use of the brakes to reduce
● Avoid hard braking and rapid down-shifts.
speed.
● Ride conservatively.
● For full braking effectiveness, operate both the
front and rear brakes together.
Brakes
Observe the following guidelines:
● Avoid excessively hard braking and
downshifting.
u Sudden braking can reduce the
motorcycle’s stability.
u Where possible, reduce speed before
turning; otherwise you risk sliding out.

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Riding Precautions

# Engine Braking Parking


Engine braking helps slow your motorcycle down
● Park on a firm, level surface.
Motorcycle Safety

when you release the throttle. For further slowing


● If you must park on a slight incline or loose
action, downshift to a lower gear. Use engine
surface, park so that the motorcycle cannot
braking with intermittent use of the brakes to
move or fall over.
reduce speed when descending long, steep
● Make sure that high-temperature parts cannot
slopes.
come into contact with flammable materials.
● Do not touch the engine, muffler, brakes and
# Wet or Rainy Conditions other high-temperature parts until they cool
Road surfaces are slippery when wet, and wet
down.
brakes further reduce braking efficiency.
● To reduce the likelihood of theft, always lock
Exercise extra caution when braking in wet
the handlebar and remove the key and close
conditions.
the shutter when leaving the motorcycle
If the brakes get wet, apply the brakes while
unattended.
riding at low speed to help them dry.
Use of an anti-theft device is also
recommended.
# Parking with the Side Stand or Centre Stand
1. Stop the engine.
2. Using the side stand
Push the side stand down.

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Riding Precautions

Slowly lean the motorcycle to the left until its 3. Turn the handlebar fully to the left.
weight rests on the side stand. u Turning the handlebar to the right reduces

Motorcycle Safety
stability and may cause the motorcycle to
Using the centre stand fall.
To lower the centre stand, stand on the left 4. Turn the ignition switch to the (LOCK)
side of the motorcycle. Hold the left handle position (2 P. 17) and remove the key and
grip and the grab rail. Press down on the tip of close the shutter. 2 P. 18
the centre stand with your right foot and,
simultaneously, pull up and back.
Refuelling and Fuel Guidelines
Left handle grip Grab rail
Follow these guidelines to protect the engine,
fuel system and catalytic converter:
● Use only unleaded petrol.
● Use recommended octane number. Using
lower octane petrol will result in decreased
Centre stand engine performance.
● Do not use fuels containing a high
concentration of alcohol. 2 P. 96
● Do not use stale or contaminated petrol or an
oil/petrol mixture.
● Avoid getting dirt or water in the fuel tank.

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Accessories & Modifications

Accessories & 3 WARNING


Modifications
Motorcycle Safety

Improper accessories or modifications


We strongly advise that you do not add any can cause a crash in which you can be
accessories that were not specifically designed seriously hurt or killed.
for your motorcycle by Honda or make
modifications to your motorcycle from its Follow all instructions in this owner’s
original design. Doing so can make it unsafe. manual regarding accessories and
Modifying your motorcycle may also void your
modifications.
warranty and make your motorcycle illegal to
operate on public roads and highways. Before
Do not pull a trailer with, or attach a sidecar to,
deciding to install accessories on your
your motorcycle. Your motorcycle was not
motorcycle be certain the modification is safe
designed for these attachments, and their use
and legal.
can seriously impair your motorcycle’s handling.

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Loading

Loading 3 WARNING

Motorcycle Safety
● Carrying extra weight affects your Overloading or improper loading can
motorcycle’s handling, braking and stability. cause a crash and you can be seriously
Always ride at a safe speed for the load you
hurt or killed.
are carrying.
● Avoid carrying an excessive load and keep
Follow all load limits and other loading
within specified load limits.
Maximum weight capacity / Maximum guidelines in this manual.
luggage weight 2 P. 98
● Tie all luggage securely, evenly balanced and
close to the centre of the motorcycle.
● Do not place objects near the lights or the
muffler.

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Operation Guide

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Parts Location
Battery (P44)
Main fuse (P85)
Operation Guide

Throttle grip (P69)

Front brake lever (P54)

Spark plug (P49)

Engine oil drain bolt (P52)


Engine oil fill cap/dipstick (P51)
Crankcase breather (P70)

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Clutch lever (P66)


Choke lever (P20)
Fuel fill cap (P24)

Operation Guide
Fuel valve (P19)
Headlight (P46)
Fuse holders (P84)
Tool (P26)
Document bag (P26)
Seat

Drive chain (P62)

Side stand (P61)


Centre stand (P8)
Shift lever (P23)

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Instruments
Speedometer
Fuel gauge
Operation Guide

Needle in the red mark, remaining fuel


approximately 2.88 litres (0.76 US gal,
0.63 Imp gal)
Tachometer red zone
(excessive engine rpm range)

Odometer Tachometer
Total distance ridden Tripmeter NOTICE
Distance ridden since tripmeter was reset. Do not operate the engine in
the tachometer red zone.
Excessive engine speed can
adversely affect engine life.

Tripmeter reset knob


The tripmeter reset knob is used to reset the
tripmeter to zero (0) by turning the knob in the
direction shown.
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Indicators
If one of these indicators does not come on when it should, have your dealer check for problems.

Operation Guide
Left turn signal Right turn signal
indicator indicator

High beam indicator

Neutral indicator
Comes on when the
transmission is in Neutral.
Gear position indicators
Shows 1st to 5th gear position.

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Switches
Headlight switch
• : Headlight, taillight,
Operation Guide

position light and meter


lights on.
• : Position light,
taillight and meter lights
on.
• : Headlight, taillight,
position light and meter
lights off.

Horn button Start button

Turn signal switch


u Pressing the switch turns the turn signal off.
Headlight dimmer switch
• : High beam
• : Low beam
Passing light control switch
Flashes the high beam headlight.
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Ignition Switch (ON)


Switches the electrical system on/off, locks the Turns electrical system on
for starting/riding.
steering.

Operation Guide
(OFF)
u Key can be removed when in the (OFF) or
Turns engine off.
(LOCK) position.
(LOCK)
Locks steering.
Steering Lock
Lock the steering when parking to help # Locking
prevent theft. !a Turn the handlebar all the way to the left.
A U-shaped wheel lock or similar device is also
!b Push the key down, and turn the ignition
recommended.
switch to the (LOCK) position.
!b Push u Jiggle the handlebar if the lock is difficult
Turn to engage.
!a
!c Remove the key.

# Unlocking
Insert the key and turn the ignition switch to
the OFF position.
Ignition key

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Switches (Continued)
Shutter # Close
The ignition switch for this motorcycle is !a Remove the ignition key from the ignition
equipped with a shutter. After parking the switch.
Operation Guide

motorcycle, close the shutter for theft !b Align the projection of the shutter key with
prevention. the slot of the shutter, and turn the shutter
key counterclockwise.
Close u You can also close the shutter by moving
the knob downward without the shutter
key.
Knob !c Remove the key.

# Open
Open Align the projection of the shutter key with the
slot of the shutter, and turn the shutter key
Shutter key Ignition
key clockwise.

Slot Projection

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Fuel Valve
The three-way fuel valve is used to control the
flow of fuel from the fuel tank to the
carburetor.

Operation Guide
(ON) (OFF) (RES)

(ON): normal position for riding.


(OFF): for parking, storing, or transportation.
(RES): for extra fuel to get to a gas station
for refuelling.

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Starting the Engine


Start your engine using the following NOTICE
procedure, regardless of whether the engine • If the engine does not start within 5 seconds, turn the
is cold or warm. ignition switch to the (OFF) position and wait 10
Operation Guide

!c seconds before trying to start the engine again to


recover battery voltage.
• Extended fast idling and revving the engine can
damage the engine, and the exhaust system.
!e

!b !e

!g

(B)
!a

(A)

!d !f
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Cold Engine:
!a The fuel valve is (ON).
!b Turn the ignition switch to the (ON)
position.
!c Shift the transmission to Neutral (

Operation Guide
indicator comes on).
!d Pull the choke lever back all the way to fully
ON (A).
!e With the throttle slightly open, press the start
button.
!f Warm up the engine by opening and closing
the throttle slightly.
!g Continue warming up the engine until it runs
smoothly and responds to the throttle, when
the choke lever is at fully OFF (B).

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Starting the Engine (Continued)


Warm Engine:
!a Do not use the choke.
!b Start the engine following step ❺ under
Operation Guide

“Cold Engine”.

If the engine does not start:


!a Open the throttle fully.
!b Press the start button for 5 seconds.
!c Follow the normal starting procedure.
!d If the engine starts with unstable idle, open
the throttle slightly.
If the engine does not start, wait for 10
seconds, then follow step 1-3 again.

# If Engine Will Not Start (P73)

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Shifting Gears
Your motorcycle transmission has 5 forward
gears, five-down shift pattern.

Operation Guide
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Refuelling
Fuel type: Unleaded petrol only Lower edge of
Fuel octane number: Your motorcycle is filler neck
designed to use Research Octane Number
Operation Guide

(RON) 91 or higher.
Tank capacity: 10.3 litres (2.72 US gal,
2.27 Imp gal)
Reserve capacity: 2.0 litres (0.53 US gal,
0.44 Imp gal)
Fuel fill
# Refuelling and Fuel Guidelines (P9) cap
Opening the Fuel Fill Cap
Open the lock cover, insert the ignition key,
and turn it clockwise to open the cap.
Ignition key Lock cover

Do not fill with fuel above the lower edge of


the filler neck.

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Closing the Fuel Fill Cap


!a After refuelling, align the fuel fill cap latch
with the slot in the filler neck. Push the fuel fill

Operation Guide
cap into the filler neck until it snaps closed
and locks.
!b Remove the key and close the lock cover.
u The key cannot be removed if the fuel fill
cap is not locked.

3 WARNING
Petrol is highly flammable and explosive.
You can be burned or seriously injured
when handling fuel.

• Stop the engine, and keep heat,


sparks, and flame away.
• Handle fuel only outdoors.
• Wipe up spills immediately.

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Storage Equipment
Rear Carrier Tool/Document Bag
Never exceed the maximum weight limit. The document bag and the tool kit are in the
Maximum Weight: 3.0 kg (6.6 lb) compartment box behind the left side cover.
Operation Guide

Rear Carrier

Document bag

Compartment box
Tool kit

# Removing the Left Side Cover (P47)

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Maintenance

Please read “Importance of Maintenance” and “Maintenance Fundamentals” carefully


before attempting any maintenance. Refer to “Specifications” for service data.

Importance of Maintenance.......................P. 28 Side Stand.................................................... P. 61


Maintenance Schedule................................P. 29 Drive Chain .................................................. P. 62
Maintenance Fundamentals .......................P. 32 Clutch ........................................................... P. 66
Tool ...............................................................P. 43 Throttle ........................................................ P. 69
Removing & Installing Body Components ...P. 44 Crankcase Breather..................................... P. 70
Battery..................................................................... P. 44 Other Adjustments ..................................... P. 71
Headlight Case ..................................................... P. 46 Headlight Aim .......................................................P. 71
Left Side Cover ..................................................... P. 47
Right Side Cover................................................... P. 48
Spark Plug ....................................................P. 49
Engine Oil .....................................................P. 51
Brakes ...........................................................P. 54
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Importance of Maintenance

Importance of Maintenance Maintenance Safety


Keeping your motorcycle well-maintained is Always read the maintenance instructions before
absolutely essential to your safety and to protect you begin each task, and make sure that you
your investment, obtain maximum performance, have the tools, parts, and skills required. We
avoid breakdowns, and reduce air pollution. cannot warn you of every conceivable hazard
Maintenance

Maintenance is the owner’s responsibility. Be that can arise in performing maintenance. Only
sure to inspect your motorcycle before each ride, you can decide whether or not you should
and perform the periodic checks specified in the perform a given task.
Maintenance Schedule. 2 P. 29
Follow these guidelines when performing
3 WARNING maintenance.
Improperly maintaining your motorcycle ● Stop the engine and remove the key.
or failing to correct a problem before ● Place your motorcycle on a firm, level surface
using the side stand, centre stand or a
you ride can cause a crash in which you
maintenance stand to provide support.
can be seriously hurt or killed.
● Allow the engine, muffler, brakes, and other
high-temperature parts to cool before
Always follow the inspection and servicing as you can get burned.
maintenance recommendations and ● Run the engine only when instructed, and do
schedules in this owner’s manual. so in a well-ventilated area.

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Maintenance Schedule
The maintenance schedule specifies the All scheduled maintenance is considered a
maintenance requirements necessary to normal owner operating cost and will be
ensure safe, dependable performance, and charged to you by your dealer. Retain all
proper emission control. receipts. If you sell the motorcycle, these
receipts should be transferred with the

Maintenance
Maintenance work should be performed in motorcycle to the new owner.
accordance with Honda’s standards and
specifications by properly trained and Honda recommends that your dealer should
equipped technicians. Your dealer meets all of road test your motorcycle after each periodic
these requirements. Keep an accurate record maintenance is carried out.
of maintenance to help ensure that your
motorcycle is properly maintained.
Make sure that whomever performs the
maintenance completes this record.

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Maintenance Schedule

Pre-ride Frequency *1
Annual Regular Refer to
Items Check × 1,000 km 1 4 8 12 16 20 24
Check Replace page
2 P. 32 × 1,000 mi 0.6 2.5 5 7.5 10 12.5 15

Fuel Line I I I I I I I –
Fuel Level I –
Maintenance

Fuel Strainer Screen –


Throttle Operation I I I I I I I I 69
Choke Operation I I I I I I I –
Air Cleaner *2 R 42
Crankcase Breather *3 70
Spark Plug I R I R I R 49
Valve Clearance I I I I I I I –
Engine Oil I R R R R R R R R 51
Engine Oil Strainer Screen –
Engine Oil Centrifugal filter –
Engine Idle Speed I I I I I I I I –
Secondary Air Supply System I I I –

Maintenance Level Maintenance Legend


: Intermediate. We recommend service by your dealer, unless I : Inspect (clean, adjust, lubricate, or replace, if necessary)
you have the necessary tools and are mechanically skilled. R : Replace
Procedures are provided in an official Honda Shop Manual. : Clean
: Technical. In the interest of safety, have your motorcycle : Lubricate
30 serviced by your dealer.
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Maintenance Schedule

Pre-ride Frequency *1
Annual Regular Refer to
Items Check × 1,000 km 1 4 8 12 16 20 24
Check Replace page
2 P. 32 × 1,000 mi 0.6 2.5 5 7.5 10 12.5 15

Drive Chain I Every 500 km (300 mi) I 62


Brake Shoes Wear I I I I I I I I 59

Maintenance
Brake System I I I I I I I I I 54
Brakelight Switch I I I I I I I 60
Headlight Aim I I I I I I I 71
Lights/Horn I –
Clutch System I I I I I I I I I 66
Side Stand I I I I I I I 61
Suspension I I I I I I I –
Nuts, Bolts, Fasteners I I I I I –
Wheels/Tyres I I I I I I I I I 39
Steering Head Bearings I I I I –

Notes:
*1 : At higher odometer reading, repeat at the frequency interval established here.
*2 : Service more frequently when riding in unusually wet or dusty areas.
*3 : Service more frequently when riding in rain or at full throttle.

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Maintenance Fundamentals

Pre-ride Inspection ● Brakes - Check operation;


Front and Rear: check shoes wear (2 P. 59)
To ensure safety, it is your responsibility to
and freeplay, adjust if necessary. 2 P. 57
perform a pre-ride inspection and make sure
● Lights and horn - Check that lights,
that any problem you find is corrected. A pre-
indicators and horn function properly.
ride inspection is a must, not only for safety,
Maintenance

● Clutch - Check operation; Adjust freeplay if


but because having a breakdown, or even a
necessary. 2 P. 66
flat tyre, can be a major inconvenience.
● Wheels and tyres - Check condition, air
pressure and adjust if necessary. 2 P. 39
Check the following items before you get on
your motorcycle:
● Fuel level - Fill fuel tank when necessary.
2 P. 24
● Throttle - Check for smooth opening and
full closing in all steering positions. 2 P. 69
● Engine oil level - Add engine oil if
necessary. Check for leaks. 2 P. 51
● Drive chain - Check condition and slack,
adjust and lubricate if necessary. 2 P. 62

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Maintenance Fundamentals

Replacing Parts Battery


Always use Honda Genuine Parts or their Your motorcycle has a maintenance-free type
equivalents to ensure reliability and safety. battery. You do not have to check the battery
electrolyte level or add distilled water. Clean the
3 WARNING battery terminals if they become dirty or

Maintenance
Installing non-Honda parts may make corroded.
your motorcycle unsafe and cause a Do not remove the battery cap seals. There is no
need to remove the cap when charging.
crash in which you can be seriously hurt
or killed. NOTICE
Your battery is a maintenance-free type and can be
Always use Honda Genuine Parts or permanently damaged if the cap strip is removed.
equivalents that have been designed NOTICE
and approved for your motorcycle. An improperly disposed of battery can be harmful to the
environment and human health.
Always confirm local regulations for proper battery
disposal instruction.

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# What to do in an emergency 3 WARNING


If any of the following occur, immediately see
your doctor. The battery gives off explosive hydrogen
● Electrolyte splashes into your eyes: gas during normal operation.
u Wash your eyes repeatedly with cool water
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for at least 15 minutes. Using water under A spark or flame can cause the battery to
pressure can damage your eyes. explode with enough force to kill or
● Electrolyte splashes onto your skin: seriously hurt you.
u Remove affected clothing and wash your
skin thoroughly using water. Wear protective clothing and a face
● Electrolyte splashes into your mouth: shield, or have a skilled mechanic do the
u Rinse mouth thoroughly with water, and do
battery servicing.
not swallow.
# Cleaning the Battery Terminals
1. Remove the battery. 2 P. 44
2. If the terminals are starting to corrode and are
coated with a white substance, wash with
warm water and wipe clean.

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3. If the terminals are heavily corroded, clean Fuses


and polish the terminals with a wire brush or
Fuses protect the electrical circuits on your
sandpaper. Wear safety glasses.
motorcycle. If something electrical on your
motorcycle stops working, check for and replace
any blown fuses. 2 P. 84

Maintenance
# Inspecting and Replacing Fuses
Turn the ignition switch to the (off) position to
remove and inspect fuses. If a fuse is blown,
replace with a fuse of the same rating. For fuse
ratings, see “Specifications.” 2 P. 100
4. After cleaning, reinstall the battery.
Blown fuse
The battery has a limited life span. Consult your
dealer about when you should replace the
battery. Always replace the battery with another
maintenance-free battery of the same type.
NOTICE NOTICE
Installing non-Honda electrical accessories can overload Replacing a fuse with one that has a higher rating greatly
the electrical system, discharging the battery and possibly increases the chance of damage to the electrical system.
damaging the system.

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If a fuse fails repeatedly, you likely have an *1. The JASO T 903 standard is an index for engine
electrical fault. Have your motorcycle inspected oils for 4-stroke motorcycle engines. There are
by your dealer. two classes: MA and MB. For example, the
following label shows the MA classification.
Engine Oil
Engine oil consumption varies and oil quality Oil code
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deteriorates according to riding conditions and


Oil classification
time elapsed.
Check the engine oil level regularly, and add the
recommended engine oil if necessary. Dirty oil or *2. The SAE standard grades oils by their viscosity.
old oil should be changed as soon as possible. *3. The API classification specifies the quality and
performance rating of engine oils. Use SG or
# Selecting the Engine Oil higher oils, excluding oils marked as “Energy
For recommended engine oil, see Conserving” or “Resource Conserving” on the
“Specifications.” 2 P. 99 circular API service symbol.

If you use non-Honda engine oil, check the label


to make sure that the oil satisfies all of the
following standards:
● JASO T 903 standard*1: MA
● SAE standard*2: 10W-30 Not recommended Recommended
● API classification*3: SG or higher

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Drive Chain NOTICE


The drive chain must be inspected and Use of a new chain with worn sprockets will cause rapid
lubricated regularly. Inspect the chain more chain wear.
frequently if you often ride on bad roads, ride at
high speed, or ride with repeated fast

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acceleration. 2 P. 62

If the chain does not move smoothly, makes


strange noises, has damaged rollers, has loose
pins, or kinks, have the chain inspected by your
dealer.

Also inspect the drive sprocket and driven


sprocket. If either has worn or damaged teeth,
have the sprocket replaced by your dealer.

Normal Worn Damaged


(GOOD) (REPLACE) (REPLACE)

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# Cleaning and Lubricating


After inspecting the slack, clean the chain and
sprockets while rotating the rear wheel.
Use a dry cloth with high flash-point solvent.
Use a soft brush if the chain is dirty.
After cleaning, wipe dry and lubricate with the
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recommended lubricant.
Recommended lubricant:
Drive chain lubricant Never use petrol or low flash point solvents for
cleaning the drive chain.
If not available, use SAE 80 or 90 gear oil.
A fire or explosion could result.
Avoid getting lubricant on the brakes or tyres.
Avoid applying excess chain lubricant to prevent
spray onto your clothes and the motorcycle.

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Crankcase Breather # Inspecting for Damage


Inspect the tyres for
Service more frequently when riding in rain, at cuts, slits, or cracks
full throttle, or after the motorcycle is washed that exposes fabric or
or overturned. Service if the deposit level can cords, or nails or other
be seen in the transparent section of the drain foreign objects

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tube. embedded in the side
If the drain tube overflows, the air filter may of the tyre or the
become contaminated with engine oil causing tread. Also inspect for
poor engine performance. 2 P. 70 any unusual bumps or bulges in the side walls of
the tyres.

Tyres (Inspecting/Replacing) # Inspecting for Abnormal Wear


Inspect the tyres for
# Checking the Air Pressure signs of abnormal
Visually inspect your tyres and use an air
pressure gauge to measure the air pressure at wear on the contact
least once a month or any time you think the surface.
tyres look low. Always check air pressure when
your tyres are cold.

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# Inspecting Tread Depth 3 WARNING


Inspect the tread wear indicators. If they become
visible, replace the tyres immediately. Riding on tyres that are excessively worn
For safe riding, you should replace the tyres or improperly inflated can cause a crash
when the minimum tread depth is reached.
in which you can be seriously hurt or
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killed.

or TWI Follow all instructions in this owner’s


manual regarding tyre inflation and
maintenance.

Wear indicator
location mark

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Have your tyres replaced by your dealer.


For recommended tyres, air pressure and 3 WARNING
minimum tread depth, see “Specifications.” Installing improper tyres on your
2 P. 99 motorcycle can adversely affect handling
Follow these guidelines whenever you replace
and stability, and can cause a crash in
tyres.

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which you can be seriously hurt or killed.
● Use the recommended tyres or equivalents of
the same size, construction, speed rating, and
load range. Always use the size and type of tyres
● Remember to replace the inner tube recommended in this owner’s manual.
whenever you replace a tyre. The old tube will
probably be stretched, and it could fail if
installed in a new tyre.

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Air Cleaner
This motorcycle is equipped with a viscous type
air cleaner element.
Air blow cleaning or any other cleaning can
degrade the viscous element performance and
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cause the intake of dust.


Do not perform the maintenance.
Should be serviced by your dealer.

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Tool
The tool kit is in the compartment box behind
the left side cover. 2 P. 26

You can perform some roadside repairs,


minor adjustments and parts replacement

Maintenance
with the provided tools.

● 8 x 12 mm Open end wrench


● 10 x 14 mm Open end wrench
● Spark plug wrench
● No. 2 Phillips screwdriver
● No. 2 Screwdriver

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Removing & Installing Body Components

Battery # Removal
Make sure the ignition switch is in the (off)
position.
Negative terminal 1. Remove the right side cover. 2 P. 48
Screw 2. Remove the fuse holder from the battery
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Positive terminal
Screw holder.
3. Disconnect the negative - terminal from
the battery.
4. Disconnect the positive + terminal from
the battery.
5. Remove the battery holder by removing
the bolts.
6. Remove the battery taking care not to drop
Bolts the terminal nuts.
u Pull out the battery and battery holder
Battery holder Battery Fuse holder together from motorcycle.

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Removing & Installing Body Components u Battery

# Installation
Install the parts in the reverse order of
removal. Always connect the positive +
terminal first. Make sure that bolts and nuts
are tight.

Maintenance
For proper handling of the battery, see
“Maintenance Fundamentals.” 2 P. 33
“Battery Goes Dead.” 2 P. 79

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Removing & Installing Body Components u Headlight Case

Headlight Case # Removal


1. Remove the screws.
2. Remove the headlight case.
3. Disconnect the connector and pull out the
Screws position light socket.
Maintenance

Headlight case Screws


# Installation
Install the parts in the reverse order of
removal.

Connector

Position light socket

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Removing & Installing Body Components u Left Side Cover

Left Side Cover # Removal


1. Insert the ignition key and turn it clockwise.
2. Carefully pull the side cover out from the
grommets.
Grommets

Maintenance
# Installation
1. Align the bosses with the grommets.
2. Push the side cover into position while
turning the ignition key clockwise.

Bosses

Side cover Ignition key

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Removing & Installing Body Components u Right Side Cover

Right Side Cover # Removal


1. Remove the screw.
2. Carefully pull the side cover out from the
grommets.
Grommets
Maintenance

# Installation
1. Align the bosses with the grommets.
2. Push the bosses into position.
3. Install the screw.

Bosses

Screw Side cover

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Spark Plug

Checking Spark Plug


Spark plug cap
For the recommended spark plug, see
“Specifications.” 2 P. 99

Maintenance
Use only the recommended type of spark plug
in the recommended heat range.
NOTICE
Using a spark plug with an improper heat range can cause
engine damage.
1. Disconnect the spark plug cap from the
spark plug. Spark plug wrench
2. Clean any dirt from around the spark plug
base. 4. Inspect the electrodes and centre porcelain
3. Remove the spark plug using provided for deposits, erosion or carbon fouling.
spark plug wrench. 2 P. 43 u If the erosion or deposit is heavy,
replace the plug.
u Clean a carbon or wet-fouled plug with
a plug cleaner, otherwise use a wire
brush.

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Spark Plug u Checking Spark Plug

5. Check the spark plug gap using a wire-type 8. Tighten the spark plug:
feeler gauge. ● If the old plug is good:
u If adjustment is necessary, bend the side NGK: 1/8 turn after it seats.
electrode carefully. ● If installing a new plug, tighten it twice to

The gap should be: prevent loosening:


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0.8 to 0.9 mm (0.03 to 0.04 in) a) First, tighten the plug:


NGK: 1/2 turn after it seats.
b) Then loosen the plug.
Side electrode c) Next, tighten the plug again:
NGK: 1/8 turn after it seats.
NOTICE
An improperly tightened spark plug can damage the
Spark plug gap
engine. If a plug is too loose, a piston may be damaged. If
a plug is too tight, the threads may be damaged.
9. Install the parts in the reverse order of
6. Make sure the plug washer is in good removal.
condition. uWhen reinstalling the spark plug cap, take
7. Install the spark plug. With the plug washer care to avoid pinching any cables or wires.
attached, thread the spark plug in by hand
to prevent cross-threading.

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Engine Oil

Checking the Engine Oil Oil fill cap/dipstick

1. If the engine is cold, idle the engine for 3 to


5 minutes.
2. Turn the ignition switch to the (off)

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position and wait for 2 to 3 minutes.
3. Place your motorcycle on its centre stand Upper level
on a firm, level surface.
4. Remove the oil fill cap/dipstick and wipe it
clean.
5. Insert the oil fill cap/dipstick until it seats,
but don’t screw it in. Lower level
6. Check that the oil level is between the
upper level and lower level marks on the oil
fill cap/dipstick.
7. Securely install the oil fill cap/dipstick.

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Engine Oil u Adding Engine Oil

Adding Engine Oil 2. Securely reinstall the oil fill cap/dipstick.


NOTICE
If the engine oil is below or near the lower Overfilling with oil or operating with insufficient oil can
level mark, add the recommended engine oil. cause damage to your engine. Do not mix different brands
2 P. 36, 99 and grades of oil. They may affect lubrication and clutch
Maintenance

1. Remove the oil fill cap/dipstick. Add the operation.


recommended oil until it reaches the upper For the recommended oil and oil selection
level mark. guidelines, see “Maintenance Fundamentals.”
u Place your motorcycle on its centre 2 P. 36
stand on a firm, level surface when
checking the oil level.
u Do not overfill above the upper level Changing Engine Oil
mark.
Changing the oil requires special tools. We
u Make sure no foreign objects enter the
recommend that you have your motorcycle
oil filler opening.
serviced by your dealer.
u Wipe up any spills immediately.
1. If the engine is cold, idle the engine for 3
to 5 minutes.
2. Turn the ignition switch to the (OFF)
position and wait for 2 to 3 minutes.

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Engine Oil u Changing Engine Oil

3. Place your motorcycle on its centre stand 6. Install a new sealing washer onto the drain
on a firm, level surface. bolt. Tighten the drain bolt.
4. Place a drain pan under the drain bolt. Torque: 30 N·m (3.1 kgf·m, 22 lbf·ft)
5. Remove the oil fill cap/dipstick, drain bolt
and sealing washer to drain the oil. 7. Fill the crankcase with the recommended

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u Discard the oil at an approved oil (2 P. 36, 99) and install the oil fill cap/
recycling centre. dipstick.
Sealing washer Required oil
When changing oil:
1.0 litres (1.06 US qt, 0.88 Imp qt)

8. Check the oil level. 2 P. 51


9. Check that there are no oil leaks.

Drain bolt

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Brakes

Inspecting the Front Brake Check the brake cable for kinks or signs of
wear. If necessary have it replaced by your
Lever Freeplay dealer.
1. Place your motorcycle on its centre stand Lubricate the brake cable with a commercially
on a firm, level surface. available cable lubricant to prevent premature
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2. Measure the distance the front brake lever wear and corrosion.
moves before the brake takes hold. Make sure the brake arm, spring and fastener
are in good condition.
Freeplay at the tip of the brake lever:
10 to 20 mm (0.4 to 0.8 in)

Freeplay

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Brakes u Adjusting the Front Brake Lever Freeplay

Adjusting the Front Brake Lever # Lower Adjustment


Freeplay If the upper brake cable adjuster is threaded
out near its limit, or the correct freeplay
Adjust the freeplay of the brake lever with the cannot be obtained, attempt adjustment with
front wheel pointed straight ahead. the lower brake adjuster.

Maintenance
# Upper Adjustment Make sure the cut-out on the adjusting nut is
Attempt adjustment with upper brake cable seated on the brake arm pin when adjusting
adjuster first. the freeplay.
1. Pull back the rubber dust cover. Adjusting nut Brake arm pin
2. Loosen the upper lock nut.
3. Turn the front brake cable adjuster until the
freeplay is 10 to 20 mm (0.4 to 0.8 in).
4. Tighten the upper lock nut and check the
freeplay again.
5. Install the rubber dust cover.
Upper lock nut
+
If proper adjustment cannot be obtained by
this method, see your dealer.
-
Upper brake
cable adjuster

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Brakes u Adjusting the Front Brake Lever Freeplay

Brake arm
Adjusting
nut
Push
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Decrease Brake arm pin


Freeplay
Brake arm pin Adjusting nut Gap
Increase
Freeplay After adjustment, confirm the freeplay of the
1. Adjust by turning the front brake adjusting brake lever.
nut a half-turn at a time. Make sure the brake arm, spring and fastener
2. Apply the brake several times and check are in good condition.
for free wheel rotation after the brake lever NOTICE
is released. Do not turn the adjuster beyond its natural limits.
3. Push the brake arm to confirm that there is
a gap between the front brake adjusting
nut and brake arm pin.

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Brakes u Adjusting the Rear Brake Pedal Height

Adjusting the Rear Brake Pedal Inspecting the Rear Brake Pedal
Height Freeplay
The stopper bolt is provided to allow 1. Place your motorcycle on its centre stand
adjustment of the pedal height. on a firm, level surface.

Maintenance
2. Measure the distance the rear brake pedal
1. Place your motorcycle on its centre stand moves before the brake takes hold.
on a firm, level surface. Freeplay at the tip of the brake pedal:
2. Loosen the lock nut and turn the stopper 20 to 30 mm (0.8 to 1.2 in)
bolt.
3. Tighten the lock nut and check the Rear brake pedal
freeplay.

Brake pedal

Freeplay
Lock nut

Stopper bolt Make sure the brake rod, brake arm, spring
and fastener are in good condition.
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Brakes u Adjusting the Rear Brake Pedal Freeplay

Adjusting the Rear Brake Pedal


Freeplay
Make sure the cut-out on the adjusting nut is
seated on the brake arm pin when adjusting
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the freeplay.
Adjusting nut Brake arm pin Decrease
Freeplay

Brake arm pin

Adjusting Increase
nut Freeplay

If proper adjustment cannot be obtained by


1. Adjust by turning the rear brake adjusting
this method, see your dealer.
nut a half-turn at a time.
2. Apply the brake several times and check
for free wheel rotation after the brake
pedal is released.

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Brakes u Inspecting the Brake Shoe Wear

3. Push the brake arm to confirm that there is Inspecting the Brake Shoe Wear
a gap between the rear brake adjusting nut
and brake arm pin. The front and rear brake are equipped with a
Brake arm brake wear indicator.
Front Arrow Brake panel

Maintenance
Push

Brake arm pin Reference


mark
Adjusting nut Gap

Brake arm
After adjustment, confirm the freeplay of the
rear brake pedal.
Make sure the brake rod, brake arm, spring
and fastener are in good condition.
NOTICE
Do not turn the adjuster beyond its natural limits.

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Brakes u Adjusting the Brakelight Switch

Rear Arrow Brake panel Adjusting the Brakelight Switch


Check the operation of the brakelight switch.
Hold the brakelight switch and turn the
adjusting nut in the direction A if the switch
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operates too late, or turn the nut in the


Reference direction B if the switch operates too soon.
mark
Brakelight switch
Brake arm

When the brake is applied, an arrow attached


B A
to the brake arm moves toward a reference
mark on the brake panel. If the arrow aligns
with the reference mark on full application of
the brake, the brake shoes must be replaced.
See your dealer for this service. Adjusting nut

When the brake service is necessary, see your


dealer. Use only Honda Genuine Parts or its
equivalent.
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Side Stand

Checking the Side Stand 1. Check that the side stand operates
smoothly. If the side stand is stiff or
Side stand spring
squeaky, clean the pivot area and lubricate
the pivot bolt with clean grease.
2. Check the spring for damage or loss of

Maintenance
tension.

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Drive Chain

Inspecting the Drive Chain


Slack
Check the drive chain slack at several points
along the chain. If the slack is not constant at
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all points, some links may be kinked and


binding.
Have the chain inspected by your dealer.

1. Shift the transmission to Neutral. Stop the


engine.
2. Place your motorcycle on its centre stand 4. Rotate the rear wheel and check that the
on a firm, level surface. chain moves smoothly.
3. Check the slack in the lower half of the 5. Inspect the sprockets. 2 P. 37
drive chain midway between the sprockets. 6. Clean and lubricate the drive chain. 2 P. 38
Drive chain slack:
20 to 30 mm (0.8 to 1.2 in)

u Do not ride your motorcycle if the slack


exceeds 50 mm (2.0 in).

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Drive Chain u Adjusting the Drive Chain Slack

Adjusting the Drive Chain Slack


Adjusting the chain requires special tools. Have
Adjusting nut
the drive chain slack adjusted by your dealer.
1. Shift the transmission to Neutral. Stop the

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engine.
2. Place your motorcycle on its centre stand
on a firm, level surface.
3. Loosen the rear axle nut.
4. Loosen the lock nuts on both sides of the Drive chain adjuster Lock nut
drive chain adjusters.
Adjusting nut Scale graduations 5. Turn both adjusting nuts an equal number
of turns until the correct drive chain slack
is obtained. Turn the adjusting nuts
Lock nut clockwise to tighten the chain. Turn the
adjusting nuts counterclockwise and push
the rear wheel toward the front to provide
more slack.
Rear axle nut
Drive chain adjuster

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Drive Chain u Adjusting the Drive Chain Slack

Adjust the slack at a point midway 7. Tighten the rear axle nut.
between the drive sprocket and the driven Torque: 68 N·m (6.9 kgf·m, 50 lbf·ft)
sprocket.
Check the drive chain slack. 2 P. 62 8. Hold the adjusting nuts and tighten the
6. Check rear axle alignment by making sure lock nuts.
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the end of the drive chain adjuster aligns 9. Recheck drive chain slack.
with the scale graduations on both sides 10. Rear brake pedal freeplay is affected
of the swingarm. when repositioning the rear wheel to
Both marks should correspond. If the axle adjust drive chain slack. Check rear brake
is misaligned, turn the right or left pedal freeplay and adjust as necessary.
adjusting nut until the marks are aligned 2 P. 57
and recheck chain slack.
If a torque wrench was not used for
installation, see your dealer as soon as
possible to verify proper assembly.

Improper assembly may lead to loss of


braking capacity.

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Drive Chain u Adjusting the Drive Chain Slack

# Checking the Drive Chain Wear


If the drive chain slack is excessive when the
rear axle is moved to the furthest limit of
adjustment, the drive chain is worn and must
be replaced.

Maintenance
Chain:
HUZHOU SHUANSHI 428H
KMC 428HDF

If necessary have the drive chain replaced by


your dealer.

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Clutch

Checking the Clutch Lubricate the clutch cable with a commercially


available cable lubricant to prevent premature
# Checking the Clutch Lever Freeplay wear and corrosion.
Check the clutch lever freeplay. NOTICE
Improper freeplay adjustment can cause premature clutch
Freeplay at the clutch lever:
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wear.
10 to 20 mm (0.4 to 0.8 in)

Freeplay Clutch lever

Check the clutch cable for kinks or signs of


wear. If necessary have it replaced by your
dealer.

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Clutch u Adjusting the Clutch Lever Freeplay

Adjusting the Clutch Lever Upper clutch


Freeplay cable adjuster

-
# Upper Adjustment
Attempt adjustment with the upper clutch

Maintenance
cable adjuster first.
1. Pull back the rubber dust cover.
+
2. Loosen the upper lock nut.
3. Turn the upper clutch cable adjuster until
the freeplay is 10 to 20 mm (0.4 to 0.8 in).
Upper lock nut Rubber dust cover
4. Tighten the upper lock nut and check the
freeplay again.
5. Install the rubber dust cover.

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Clutch u Adjusting the Clutch Lever Freeplay

# Lower Adjustment Lower lock nut


If the upper clutch cable adjuster is threaded
out near its limit, or the correct freeplay
cannot be obtained, attempt adjustment with
the lower clutch cable adjusting nut.
Maintenance

1. Turn the upper clutch cable adjuster all the +


way in (to provide maximum freeplay).
2. Loosen the lower lock nut.
3. Turn the adjusting nut until the clutch lever -
freeplay is 10 to 20 mm (0.4 to 0.8 in).
4. Tighten the lower lock nut and check the Adjusting nut
clutch lever freeplay.
If proper adjustment cannot be obtained or
5. Start the engine, pull the clutch lever in,
the clutch does not work correctly, see your
and shift into gear. Make sure the engine
dealer.
does not stall and the motorcycle does not
creep. Gradually release the clutch lever
and open the throttle. Your motorcycle
should move smoothly and accelerate
gradually.

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Throttle

Checking the Throttle Freeplay

With the engine off, check that the throttle Flange


rotates smoothly from fully closed to fully
open in all steering positions and throttle

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freeplay is correct. If the throttle does not
move smoothly, close automatically, or if the
cable is damaged, have the motorcycle
inspected by your dealer.
Freeplay at the throttle grip flange:
2 to 6 mm (0.1 to 0.2 in).

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Crankcase Breather

Cleaning the Crankcase


Breather
1. Place a suitable container under the
crankcase breather tube.
Maintenance

2. Remove the crankcase breather tube and


drain deposits.
3. Reinstall the crankcase breather tube.

Crankcase breather tube

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Other Adjustments

Adjusting the Headlight Aim


You can adjust vertical aim of the headlight for
proper alignment. Turn the screw in or out as
necessary using provided Phillips screwdriver

Maintenance
(2 P. 43).
Obey local laws and regulations.
Screw

Raise

Lower

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Troubleshooting

Engine Will Not Start.................................. P. 73


Tyre Puncture .............................................. P. 74
Tube Repair and Replacement .........................P. 74
Electrical Trouble ........................................ P. 79
Battery Goes Dead...............................................P. 79
Burned-out Light Bulb ........................................P. 79
Blown Fuse.............................................................P. 84
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Engine Will Not Start

Starter Motor Operates But Starter Motor Does Not


Engine Does Not Start Operate
Check the following items: Check the following items:
● Check the correct engine starting sequence. ● Check the correct engine starting sequence.
2 P. 20 2 P. 20
● Check that there is petrol in the fuel tank. ● Check for a blown fuse. 2 P. 84

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● Check for a loose battery connection
(2 P. 44) or battery terminal corrosion
(2 P. 34).
● Check the condition of the battery. 2 P. 79
If the problem continues, have your
motorcycle inspected by your dealer.

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Tyre Puncture
Repairing a puncture or removing a wheel
requires special tools and technical expertise.
3 WARNING
We recommend you have this type of service Riding your motorcycle with a temporary
performed by your dealer. tyre or tube repair can be risky. If the
After an emergency repair, always have the temporary repair fails, you can crash and
tyre inspected/replaced by your dealer. be seriously injured or killed.
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If you must ride with a temporary tyre or


Tube Repair and Replacement tube repair, ride slowly and carefully and
If a tube is punctured or damaged, you should do not exceed 50 km/h (30 mph) until
replace it as soon as possible. A tube that is the tyre or tube is replaced.
repaired may not have the same reliability as a
new one, and it may fail while you are riding. Removing Wheels
If you need to make a temporary repair by
patching a tube or using an aerosol sealant, Follow these procedures if you need to
ride cautiously at reduced speed and have the remove a wheel in order to repair a puncture.
tube replaced before you ride again. Anytime
a tube is replaced, the tyre should be carefully
inspected as described.

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Tyre Puncture u Removing Wheels

# Front Wheel Front axle nut


Removal
1. Place your motorcycle on its centre stand Speedometer
Screw cable
on a firm, level surface.
2. Rise the front wheel off the ground by
placing a support block under the engine. Brake arm
3. Remove the speedometer cable by

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removing the screw.
4. Remove the front brake adjusting nut and Front brake
remove the front brake cable from the adjusting nut Front brake cable
brake arm.
5. Remove the front axle nut.
6. Remove the front axle shaft, front wheel, Front axle shaft
and side collar.

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Installation 8. Install the speedometer cable and tighten


1. Install the side collar into the right side the screw securely.
wheel hub.
Brake panel Lug
2. Position the wheel between the fork legs
and insert the front axle shaft from the right
side, through the right fork leg and wheel
hub.
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3. Make sure that the lug on the left fork leg is Slot
located in the slot of the brake panel.
4. Tighten the front axle nut.
Torque: 59 N·m (6.0 kgf·m, 44 lbf·ft)

5. Install the front brake cable and front brake


adjusting nut.
6. Adjust the front brake lever freeplay.
2 P. 55 If a torque wrench was not used for
7. After installing the wheel, apply the brake installation, see your dealer as soon as
lever several times and then check if the possible to verify proper assembly.
wheel rotates freely. Recheck the wheel if
the brake drags or if the wheel does not Improper assembly may lead to loss of
rotate freely. braking capacity.
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# Rear Wheel Drive chain


Removal adjusting nut
1. Support your motorcycle securely and raise Drive chain
Drive chain adjuster
the rear wheel off the ground using the lock nut
centre stand or a hoist. Rear axle nut
2. Remove the rear brake adjusting nut. Brake rod
3. Disconnect the brake rod from the brake Brake

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arm
arm.
4. Disconnect the brake stopper arm from the
Brake
brake panel by removing the cotter pin, stopper
brake stopper arm nut, washer and rubber Rear brake Cotter pin arm
grommet. adjusting nut Brake stopper arm nut
5. Loosen the drive chain lock nuts and drive
chain adjusting nuts on both sides of the 6. Remove the rear axle nut while holding the
swingarm. rear axle shaft at the other end with a
wrench.
7. Remove the drive chain from the driven
sprocket by pushing the rear wheel
forward.

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8. Remove the rear axle shaft, drive chain 3. Tighten the brake stopper arm nut.
adjusters, side collars and rear wheel from Torque: 22 N·m (2.2 kgf·m, 16 lbf·ft)
the swingarm.
Drive chain adjuster 4. Adjust the rear brake pedal freeplay. 2 P. 58
5. Adjust the drive chain slack. 2 P. 63
Rear axle Drive chain 6. After installing the wheel, apply the brake
shaft lock nut pedal several times, then check if the wheel
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rotates freely. Recheck the wheel if the


brake drags or if the wheel does not rotate
freely.

If a torque wrench was not used for


Drive chain
installation, see your dealer as soon as
Drive chain adjusting nut possible to verify proper assembly.

Improper assembly may lead to loss of


Installation
braking capacity.
1. To install the rear wheel, reverse the
removal procedure.
A used cotter pin may not effectively secure a
2. Tighten the rear axle nut. fastener. Always replace a used cotter pin with
Torque: 68 N·m (6.9 kgf·m, 50 lbf·ft) a new one.

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Electrical Trouble

Battery Goes Dead Burned-out Light Bulb


Charge the battery using a motorcycle battery Follow the procedure below to replace a
charger. burned-out light bulb.
Remove the battery from the motorcycle Turn the ignition switch to the (OFF) or
before charging. (LOCK) position.
Do not use an automobile-type battery Allow the bulb to cool before replacing it.

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charger, as these can overheat a motorcycle Do not use bulbs other than those specified.
battery and cause permanent damage. Check the replacement bulb for correct
If the battery does not recover after operation before riding.
recharging, contact your dealer.
NOTICE For the light bulb wattage, see
Jump starting using an automobile battery can damage “Specifications.” 2 P. 100
your motorcycle's electrical system and is not
recommended.

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Electrical Trouble u Burned-out Light Bulb

# Headlight Bulb 1. Remove the headlight case. 2 P. 46


2. Remove the rubber dust cover.
Pin 3. Remove the bulb while pressing down on
both ends of pin.
4. Install a new bulb and parts in the reverse
TOP mark order of removal.
u Install the rubber dust cover with its TOP
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mark facing up.


Do not touch the glass surface with your
fingers. If you touch the bulb with your bare
Bulb
hands, clean it with a cloth moistened with
Rubber Dust alcohol.
cover

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Electrical Trouble u Burned-out Light Bulb

# Brakelight/Taillight Bulb 1. Remove the brakelight/taillight lens by


removing the screws.
2. Remove the bulb by slightly pressing the
bulb and turn it counterclockwise.
3. Install a new bulb and parts in the reverse
Brakelight/ order of removal.
taillight lens

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Bulb

Screws

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Electrical Trouble u Burned-out Light Bulb

# Front and Rear Turn Signal Bulb 1. Remove the turn signal assembly by
removing the screw A.
Screws B 2. Remove the turn signal lens and lens
Turn signal assembly
packing by removing the screws B.
3. Remove the bulb by slightly pressing the
Turn signal lens
bulb and turn it counterclockwise.
4. Install a new bulb and parts in the reverse
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order of removal.
u Use only the amber bulb.
Bulb
Screw A
Lens packing

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Electrical Trouble u Burned-out Light Bulb

# Position Light Bulb 1. Remove the headlight case. 2 P. 46


2. Pull out the socket and remove it.
3. Pull out the bulb without turning.
4. Install a new bulb and parts in the reverse
order of removal.

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Socket

Bulb

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Electrical Trouble u Blown Fuse

Blown Fuse Do not pry the clips open to get a fuse out;
you could bend them and cause poor contact
Before handling fuses, see “Inspecting and with the new fuse. A loose fuse could cause
Replacing Fuses.” 2 P. 35 damage to the electrical system and even start
a fire.
# Fuse Holders
1. Remove the left side cover. 2 P. 47
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2. Remove the fuse holders from the fuse Clips


holder cover.
3. Open the fuse holder and lift out the blown
fuse with the clips. Fuse holders
4. Slide the blown fuse out of the clips.
5. Slide the clips onto the ends of spare fuse
and push them back into the fuse holder. Blown
fuse
The spare fuse is attached to the fuse
holder cover. Fuse holder cover Spare fuses
u Always replace a blown fuse with a spare
of the same rating. NOTICE
6. Close the fuse holder and install it in the If a fuse fails repeatedly, you likely have an electrical
fuse holder cover. problem. Have your motorcycle inspected by your dealer.
7. Install the left side cover.
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Electrical Trouble u Blown Fuse

# Main Fuse
Fuse holder

Fuse holder

Main fuse
Clips

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Battery
holder
Spare main fuse

Clips
3. Open the fuse holder and lift out the main
1. Remove the right side cover. 2 P. 48
fuse with the clips.
2. Remove the fuse holder from the battery
4. Slide the main fuse out of the clips. If the
holder.
fuse is blown, discard it.

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Electrical Trouble u Blown Fuse

Do not pry the clips open to get a fuse out;


Fuse holder you could bend them and cause poor contact
with the new fuse. A loose fuse could cause
damage to the electrical system and even start
a fire.
NOTICE
If a fuse fails repeatedly, you likely have an electrical
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problem. Have your motorcycle inspected by your dealer.


5. Slide the clips onto the ends of new main
fuse and push them back into the fuse
holder. The spare main fuse is attached to
the fuse holder.
u Always replace a blown fuse with a spare
of the same rating.
6. Close the fuse holder and install it to the
battery holder.
7. Install the right side cover.

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Information

Keys .............................................................. P. 88
Instruments, Controls, & Other Features... P. 89
Caring for Your Motorcycle ....................... P. 90
Storing Your Motorcycle............................ P. 93
Transporting Your Motorcycle .................. P. 93
You & the Environment ............................. P. 94
Serial Numbers............................................ P. 95
Fuels Containing Alcohol ........................... P. 96
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Keys

Keys
Ignition key
Be sure to record the key number provided with
the original keys and record it in this manual.
Store the spare key in a safe location.
To make a duplicate, take the spare key or the
key number to your dealer.
If you lose all keys and the key number, the
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ignition switch assembly will probably have to be


removed by your dealer to determine the key
number.

A metal key holder may cause damage to the


area surrounding the ignition switch.

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Instruments, Controls, & Other Features

Instruments, Controls, & Document Bag


Other Features The owner’s manual, registration, and insurance
information can be stored in the plastic
Ignition Switch document bag behind the left side cover.

Leaving the ignition switch in the (ON)


position with the engine stopped will drain the
battery.

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Do not turn the key while riding.

Tripmeter
The tripmeter returns to 0 when the read-out
exceeds 999.9.

Odometer
The odometer returns to 0 when the read-out
exceeds 99,999.9.

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Caring for Your Motorcycle

Caring for Your Motorcycle 3. Thoroughly rinse your motorcycle with plenty
of clean water and dry with a soft, clean cloth.
Frequent cleaning and polishing is important to 4. After the motorcycle dries, lubricate any
ensure the life of your Honda. A clean moving parts.
motorcycle makes it easier to spot potential u Make sure that no lubricant spills onto the
problems. brakes or tyres. Brake discs, pads, drum or
In particular, seawater and salts used to prevent shoes contaminated with oil will suffer
ice on roads promote the formation of corrosion. greatly reduced braking effectiveness and
Always wash your motorcycle thoroughly after can lead to a crash.
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riding on coastal or treated roads. 5. Lubricate the drive chain immediately after
washing and drying the motorcycle.
6. Apply a coat of wax to prevent corrosion.
Washing u Avoid products that contain harsh
Allow the engine, muffler, brakes, and other detergents or chemical solvents. These can
high-temperature parts to cool before washing. damage the metal, paint, and plastic on
1. Rinse your motorcycle thoroughly using a low your motorcycle.
pressure garden hose to remove loose dirt. Keep the wax clear of the tyres and brakes.
2. If necessary, use a sponge or a soft towel with u If your motorcycle has any mat painted
mild cleaner to remove road grime. parts, do not apply a coat of wax to the mat
u Clean the headlight lens, panels, and other painted surface.
plastic components with extra care to avoid
scratching them. Avoid directing water into
the air cleaner, muffler, and electrical parts.
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# Washing Precautions ● Do not direct water near the headlight:


Follow these guidelines when washing: u The headlight's inside lens may fog
● Do not use high-pressure washers: temporarily after washing or while riding in
u High-pressure water cleaners can damage the rain. This does not impact the headlight
moving parts and electrical parts, rendering function.
them inoperable. u Any condensation inside the headlight
u Water in the air intake can be drawn into should dissipate after a few minutes of
the carburetor and/or enter the air cleaner. running the engine with the headlight(s) on.
● Do not direct water at the muffler: However, if you see a large amount of

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u Water in the muffler can prevent starting water or ice accumulated inside the
and causes rust in the muffler. lens(es), have your vehicle inspected by
● Dry the brakes: your dealer.
u Water adversely affects braking ● Do not use wax or polishing compounds on
effectiveness. After washing, apply the mat painted surface:
brakes intermittently at low speed to help u Use a soft cloth or sponge, plenty of water,
dry them. and a mild detergent to clean mat painted
● Do not direct water under the seat:
surfaces. Dry with a soft clean cloth.
u Water in the under seat compartment can
damage your documents and other
belongings.
● Do not direct water at the air cleaner:
u Water in the air cleaner can prevent the
engine from starting.
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Caring for Your Motorcycle

Aluminium Components Exhaust Pipe and Muffler


Aluminium will corrode from contact with dirt, The exhaust pipe and muffler are stainless steel
mud, or road salt. Clean aluminium parts but may become stained by mud or dust.
regularly and follow these guidelines to avoid When the exhaust pipe and muffler are painted,
scratches: do not use a commercially available abrasive
● Do not use stiff brushes, steel wool, or cleaners kitchen cleaning compound. Use a neutral
containing abrasives. detergent to clean the painted surface on the
● Avoid riding over or scraping against curbs. exhaust pipe and muffler. If you are not sure if
your exhaust pipe and muffler are painted,
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contact your dealer.


Panels
NOTICE
Follow these guidelines to prevent scratches and Even though the exhaust is made of stainless steel, it can
blemishes: become stained. Remove all marks and blemishes as soon
● Wash gently using a soft sponge and plenty of as they are noticed.
water.
● To remove stubborn stains, use diluted
detergent and rinse thoroughly with plenty of
water.
● Avoid getting petrol, brake fluid or detergents
on the instruments, panels, or headlight.

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Storing Your Motorcycle

Storing Your Motorcycle Transporting Your


If you store your motorcycle outdoors, you should Motorcycle
consider using a full-body motorcycle cover. If your motorcycle needs to be transported, it
If you won’t be riding for an extended period, should be carried on a motorcycle trailer or a
follow these guidelines: flatbed truck or trailer that has a loading ramp or
● Wash your motorcycle and wax all painted lifting platform, and motorcycle tie-down straps.
surfaces (except mat painted surfaces). Never try to tow your motorcycle with a wheel or
Coat chrome pieces with rust-inhibiting oil. wheels on the ground.

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● Lubricate the drive chain. 2 P. 38
● Place your motorcycle on its centre stand and NOTICE
position a block so that both tyres are off the Towing your motorcycle can cause serious damage to the
transmission.
ground.
● After rain, remove the body cover and allow
the motorcycle to dry.
● Remove the battery (2 P. 44) to prevent discharge.
Fully charge the battery and then place it in a
shaded, well-ventilated area.
u If you leave the battery in place, disconnect
the negative - terminal to prevent discharge.
After removing your motorcycle from storage,
inspect all maintenance items required by the
Maintenance Schedule.
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You & the Environment

You & the Environment drain or on the ground. Used oil, petrol, and
cleaning solvents contain poisons that can hurt
Owning and riding a motorcycle can be refuse workers and contaminate drinking water,
enjoyable, but you must do your part to protect lakes, rivers, and oceans.
the environment.

Choose Sensible Cleaners


Use a biodegradable detergent when you wash
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your motorcycle. Avoid aerosol spray cleaners


that contain chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) which
damage the atmosphere’s protective ozone
layer.

Recycle Wastes
Put oil and other toxic wastes in approved
containers and take them to a recycling centre.
Call your local or state office of public works or
environmental services to find a recycling centre
in your area, and to get instructions on how to
dispose of non-recyclable wastes. Do not place
used engine oil in the trash, or pour it down a
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Serial Numbers

Serial Numbers
The frame and engine serial numbers uniquely
identify your motorcycle and are required in
order to register your motorcycle. They may also
be required when ordering replacement parts.
You should record these numbers and keep
them in a safe place.

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Frame number

Engine number

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Fuels Containing Alcohol

Fuels Containing Alcohol The use of petrol containing more than 10%
ethanol may:
Some conventional fuels blended with alcohol ● Damage the painting of the fuel tank.
are available in some locales to help reduce ● Damage the rubber tubes of the fuel line.
emissions to meet clean air standards. If you plan ● Cause corrosion of the fuel tank.
to use blended fuel, check that it is unleaded and ● Cause poor drivability.
meets the minimum octane rating requirement. NOTICE
Use of blended fuels containing higher than approved
The following fuel blends can be used in your percentages can damage metal, rubber, plastic parts of
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motorcycle: your fuel system.


● Ethanol (ethyl alcohol) up to 10% by volume.
u Petrol containing ethanol may be marketed If you notice any undesirable operating
under the name Gasohol. symptoms or performance problems, try a
different brand of petrol.

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Catalytic Converter

Catalytic Converter Follow these guidelines to protect your


motorcycle’s catalytic converter.
This motorcycle is equipped with a three-way ● Always use unleaded petrol. Leaded petrol will
catalytic converter. The catalytic converter damage the catalytic converter.
contains precious metals that serve as catalysts in ● Keep the engine in good running condition.
high temperature chemical reactions that ● Have your motorcycle serviced if your engine
convert hydrocarbons (HC), carbon monoxide is misfiring, backfiring, stalling, or otherwise
(CO), and oxides of nitrogen (NOx) in the not running properly, stop riding and turn off
exhaust gasses into safe compounds. the engine.

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A defective catalytic converter contributes to air
pollution and can impair your engine’s
performance. A replacement unit must be an
original Honda part or equivalent.

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Specifications
Specifications

■ Main Components Displacement 149 cm3 (9.1 cu-in)


Overall length 2,041 mm (80.4 in) Bore × stroke 57.300 × 57.862 mm (2.2559 × 2.2780 in)
Overall width 771 mm (30.4 in) Compression ratio 9.1:1
Overall height 1,071 mm (42.2 in) Unleaded petrol
Fuel
Wheelbase 1,306 mm (51.4 in) Recommended: 91 RON or higher
Minimum ground Tank capacity 10.3 litres (2.72 US gal, 2.27 Imp gal)
165 mm (6.5 in)
clearance Fuel containing
ETHANOL up to 10% by volume
Caster angle 26º 30´ alcohol
Trail 100 mm (3.9 in) YTX7L-BS
Battery
Curb weight 129 kg (284 lb) 12 V-6 Ah (10 HR)
Maximum weight 1st 3.076
115 kg (254 lb)
capacity *1 2nd 1.789
Specifications

Maximum luggage Gear ratio 3rd 1.304


Rear carrier 3.0 kg (6.6 lb)
weight *2 4th 1.076
Passenger capacity Rider and 1 passenger 5th 0.928
Minimum turning radius 2.03 m (6.660 ft) Reduction ratio
3.350 / 2.866
*1 Including rider, passenger, all luggage, and accessories. (primary / final)
*2 Includes the weight of the luggage and added accessories.

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Specifications

■ Service Data Honda 4-stroke motorcycle oil API Service


Front 80/100-18M/C 47P Recommended Classification SG or higher, excluding oils marked
Tyre size
Rear 90/90-18M/C 51P engine oil as “Energy Conserving” or “Resource Conserving,”
Tyre type Bias-ply, tube SAE 10W-30, JASO T 903 standard MA
Recommended Front MBPSTAR MP-217 1.0 litres (1.06 US qt,
After draining
Tyres Rear MBPSTAR MP-218 Engine oil 0.88 Imp qt)
(Driver only) capacity 1.2 litres (1.27 US qt,
After disassembly
175 kPa (1.75 kgf/cm2, 25 psi) 1.06 Imp qt)
Front Recommended
(Driver and passenger) Drive chain lubricant.
175 kPa (1.75 kgf/cm2, 25 psi) drive chain
Tyre air pressure If not available, use SAE 80 or 90 gear oil.
(Driver only) lubricant
200 kPa (2.00 kgf/cm2, 29 psi) Drive chain slack 20 to 30 mm (0.8 to 1.2 in)
Rear

Specifications
(Driver and passenger) HUZHOU SHUANSHI 428H
Standard drive
225 kPa (2.25 kgf/cm2, 33 psi) KMC 428HDF
chain
Minimum tread Front 1.5 mm (0.06 in) No. of links 120
depth Rear 2.0 mm (0.08 in) Standard Drive sprocket 15T
(standard) CPR8EA-9 (NGK) sprocket size Driven sprocket 43T
(For extend
high speed CPR9EA-9 (NGK)
Spark plug
riding)
(For cold
CPR7EA-9 (NGK)
climate)
Spark plug gap 0.8 to 0.9 mm (0.03 to 0.04 in)
Idle speed 1,400 ± 100 rpm

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Specifications

■ Bulbs ■ Torque Specifications


Headlight 12 V-35/35 W Engine oil drain bolt 30 N·m (3.1 kgf·m, 22 lbf·ft)
Brakelight/Taillight 12 V-21/5 W Front axle nut 59 N·m (6.0 kgf·m, 44 lbf·ft)
Position light 12 V-5 W Brake stopper arm nut 22 N·m (2.2 kgf·m, 16 lbf·ft)
Front turn signal light 12 V-10 W × 2 Rear axle nut 68 N·m (6.9 kgf·m, 50 lbf·ft)
Rear turn signal light 12 V-10 W × 2

■ Fuses
Main fuse 20 A
Other fuse 10 A
Specifications

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Index
Index

A D
Accessories .............................................................10 Drive Chain ...................................................... 37, 62

B E
Battery ...............................................................33, 44 Electrical Trouble .................................................. 79
Brakelight Switch ..................................................60 Engine
Brakes Number ................................................................ 95
Shoe Wear ...........................................................59 Oil ................................................................... 36, 51
Braking ....................................................................... 7 Starting ................................................................. 20
Bulb Environment ........................................................... 94
Brakelight/Taillight .............................................81
Front and Rear Turn Signal ..............................82 F
Headlight ..............................................................80 Flooded Engine ..................................................... 22

Index
Position Light .......................................................83 Frame Number ...................................................... 95
Fuel
C Gauge ................................................................... 14
Caring for Your Motorcycle ...............................90 Recommended ................................................... 24
Catalytic Converter ...............................................97 Remaining ............................................................ 14
Choke Lever ............................................................20 Reserve Capacity ................................................ 24
Clutch System ........................................................66 Tank Capacity ..................................................... 24
Compartment Valve ..................................................................... 19
Document Bag .............................................26, 89 Fuels Containing Alcohol ................................... 96
Tool .................................................................26, 43 Fuses .................................................................. 35, 84
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G Fundamentals ..................................................... 32
Gasohol ....................................................................96 Importance .......................................................... 28
Gear Position Indicators .....................................15 Safety .................................................................... 28
Schedule ............................................................... 29
H Modifications ......................................................... 10
Headlight Aim ........................................................71
Headlight Dimmer Switch ..................................16 N
Headlight Switch ...................................................16 Neutral Indicator .................................................. 15
High Beam Indicator ............................................15
Horn Button ............................................................16 O
Odometer ............................................................... 14
I Oil
Ignition Key .............................................................88 Engine ............................................................ 36, 51
Index

Ignition Switch ................................................17, 20


Indicators .................................................................15 P
Instruments .............................................................14 Parking ....................................................................... 8
Parts Location ........................................................ 12
L Petrol ................................................................. 24, 96
Load Limits ..............................................................11 Protective Apparel ................................................. 6
Loading Guidelines ..............................................11
R
M Recommended
Maintenance Fuel ........................................................................ 24
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Oil ...........................................................................36 Equipment ........................................................... 26


Refuelling ................................................................24 Storing Your Motorcycle ................................... 93
Removal Switches ................................................................... 16
Battery ...................................................................44
Headlight Case ....................................................46 T
Left Side Cover ....................................................47 Tachometer ............................................................ 14
Right Side Cover .................................................48 Throttle .................................................................... 69
Riding Precautions ................................................. 7 Tool .................................................................... 26, 43
Transporting Your Motorcycle ......................... 93
S Tripmeter ......................................................... 14, 89
Safety Precautions .................................................. 6 Tripmeter Reset Knob ......................................... 14
Serial Numbers ......................................................95 Troubleshooting ................................................... 72
Shifting Gears .........................................................23 Turn Signal Indicators ......................................... 15

Index
Shutter ......................................................................18 Tyres
Side Stand ...............................................................61 Air Pressure .................................................. 39, 99
Specifications .........................................................98 Puncture ............................................................... 74
Speedometer ..........................................................14 Replacing ...................................................... 39, 74
Start Button .....................................................16, 20
Starting the Engine ..............................................20 W
Steering Lock .........................................................17 Washing Your Motorcycle ................................. 90
Storage Wheels
Compartment ......................................................26 Front Removal .................................................... 75
Document Bag .............................................26, 89 Rear Removal ...................................................... 77
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