To protect against shock and accidental start-up of vehicle, disconnect the negative battery cable before proceeding. Inadequate safety precautions could result in death or serious injury.

1. Remove right side cover and maxi-fuse. See 8.5 MAXI-FUSE.

2. Disconnect negative battery cable.

3. Remove pillion. See 2.35 SEAT.

4. See Figure 2-108. Remove lock nuts (4) holding turn signal/security module (TSSM) bracket. Thread lock nuts on bracket for use later. Fold module (2) and bracket aside.

5. Remove fasteners (1) holding fender to inner fender. Remove grabstrap (5) and lift fender up from seat end.

6. Separate tail/stop lamp connector [93] and remove fender and stop light assembly.

7. Disconnect:

Left [19] and right [18] rear turn signals. License plate lamp connector [45].

8. See Figure 2-109. Remove fasteners (3) holding rear turn signal and license plate bracket to inner fender.

9. Remove fasteners (2) holding inner fender to fender support brackets.

10. Remove fasteners mounting inner fender to fender weld-ment. Remove wiring harness as required and remove inner fender (1).

11. To remove two fender support brackets, use a suitable lift to support motorcycle under frame until rear tire is slightly off ground.

12. Remove upper shock bolts and capture shock mounting nuts. Lower tire to ground. See 2.32 REAR SHOCK ABSORBERS.

13. See Figure 2-110. Remove two inner bolts fastening support brackets to frame side rails. Remove support brackets.

14. Remove mud flap stud plate and mudflap.

15. Install rear fender and install grabstrap. Tighten to 8-12 Nm (71-106 in-lbs).

16. Install turn signal/security module (TSSM) and bracket.

17. Install pillion. See 2.35 SEAT.

18. Connect negative battery cable. Tighten to 6.8-10.8 Nm (60-96 in-lbs).

19. Install maxi-fuse and right side cover.

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