2018 Honda VT750C-CS — Owner's Manual – Page #112

Posted on 19 Nov, 2019
Model: 2018 Honda VT750C-CS
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Caring for Your
Motorcycle
Frequent cleaning and polishing is important to
ensure the life of your Honda. A clean motorcycle
makes it easier to spot potential problems.
In particular, seawater and salts used to prevent
ice on roads promote the formation of corrosion.
Always wash your motorcycle thoroughly after
riding on coastal or treated roads.
Washing
Allow the engine, muffler, brakes, and other
high-temperature parts to cool before washing.
1.
Rinse your motorcycle thoroughly using a low
pressure garden hose to remove loose dirt.
2.
If necessary, use a sponge or a soft towel
with mild cleaner to remove road grime.
u Clean the headlight lens, panels, and
other plastic components with extra care
to avoid scratching them.
Avoid directing water into the air cleaner,
muffler, and electrical parts.
3.
Thoroughly rinse your motorcycle with
plenty of clean water and dry with a soft,
clean cloth.
4.
After the motorcycle dries, lubricate any
moving parts.
u
Make sure that no lubricant spills onto
the brakes or tires. Brake discs, pads,
drum or shoes contaminated with oil will
suffer greatly reduced braking
effectiveness and can lead to a crash.
5.
Apply a coat of wax to prevent corrosion.
u Avoid products that contain harsh
detergents or chemical solvents. These
can damage the metal, paint, and plastic
on your motorcycle.
Keep the wax clear of the tires and brakes.
u If your motorcycle has any matte painted
parts, do not apply a coat of wax to the
matte painted surface.
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