Most commonly, only cylinder head and cylinder repair is needed (valves, rings, piston, etc.), and it is recommended procedure to service these units first, allowing engine crankcase to remain in frame. Follow the procedure outlined in TOP END OVERHAUL: DISASSEMBLY, Stripping Motorcycle for Top End Repair, to strip motorcycle for removal of cylinder heads, cylinders, and pistons.
The Troubleshooting section is a guide to diagnose problems. Read the appropriate sections of your Honda manual before performing any work. Improper repair and/or maintenance could result in death or serious injury. The following check list of possible operating troubles and their probable causes will be helpful in keeping a motorcycle in good operating condition. More than one of these conditions may be causing the trouble and all should be carefully checked. 153554b96e