1. See Figure 2-31. Attach master cylinder/reservoir to handlebars with handlebar clamp (8). Orient lever to rider position and tighten two clamp screws (10) to 8-9 Nm (71-80 in-lbs).

2. Attach banjo fitting (4) of clutch fluid line to master cylinder with new steel/rubber washers. Install electrical controls.

3. Remove secondary clutch actuator cover and loosen bleeder screw.

4. Fill reservoir with D.O.T. 5 SILICONE BRAKE FLUID. Allow fluid to fill clutch line until a steady flow of clutch fluid flows from bleeder screw. Finger tighten bleed screw.

5. Bleed clutch line. See 1.13 BLEEDING CLUTCH FLUID LINE.

6. Verify that fluid level in clutch fluid reservoir is at FILL LEVEL with motorcycle upright.


Clutch fluid volume increases with clutch wear. Do not overfill clutch reservoir.

7. Verify pressure by squeezing clutch hand lever.

8. Tighten fasteners as follows:

c. Reservoir cover screws to 0.7-0.9 Nm (6-8 in-lbs).

d. Secondary clutch actuator cover mounting bolts to 6-10 Nm (53-89 in-lbs).


Check for proper turn signal lamp operation before riding motorcycle. Visibility is a major concern for motorcyclists. Failure to have proper lamp operation could result in death or serious injury.

9. Install rear view mirror and turn signals.

10. Test ride motorcycle.

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