Cam Chain Auto-Tensioner Removal/Installation


1.Remove the chain case cover.


2.Turn the crankshaft counterclockwise to compress the auto-tensioner.


3.Align the holes on the lock (A) and the auto-tensioner (B), then insert a 1.5 mm (0.06 in.) diameter pin (C) into the holes. Turn the crankshaft clockwise to secure the pin.


4.Remove the auto-tensioner.



1.Install the auto-tensioner.


2.Remove the pin from the auto-tensioner.


3.Remove old liquid gasket from the chain case cover mating surfaces, bolts and bolt holes.

4.Clean and dry the chain case cover mating surfaces.

5.Apply liquid gasket, P/N 08C70-K0234M, 08C70- K0334M or 08C70-X0331S, evenly to the chain case mating surface of the chain case cover and to the inner threads of the holes.

NOTE: Do not install the parts if 5 minutes or more have elapsed since applying liquid gasket. Instead, reapply liquid gasket after removing old residue.


6.Install the chain case cover.