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2-46 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
•Place a container under the water pump drain bolt [A],
then remove the drain bolt.
•Remove the radiator cap [A] in two steps. First turn the
cap counterclockwise to the first stop. Then push and turn
it further in the same direction and remove the cap.
○The coolant will drain from the radiator and engine.
•Remove the reserve tank [A] from the frame bracket [B]. •Remove the reserve tank cap, and pour the coolant into
a suitable container. •Place the reserve tank on the right side of frame. •Tighten the drain bolt with the gasket.
○Replace the drain bolt gasket with a new one.
Torque - Water Pump Drain Bolt: 9.8 N·m (1.0 kgf·m, 87
•When filling the coolant, choose a suitable mixture ratio
by referring to the coolant manufacturer’s directions.
Soft or distilled water must be used with the antifreeze
in the cooling system.
If hard water is used in the system, it causes scales
accumulation in the water passages, and considerably
reduces the efficiency of the cooling system.