Aprilia RSVMILLE Dealer Instruction 2002

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INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE DEALER

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INSTRUCTIONS FOR REMOVING MOTORCYCLE FROM CRATE

SAFETY MESSAGES

The following warning messages are used on all the instruction sheets to draw your attention to the situations described below.

Safety warning symbol. When you see this symbol on the motorcycle or instruction sheets, beware of potential injury hazards.

Failure to observe the instructions following these symbols may affect your safety, the safety of others and that of the motor cycle!

Risk of serious injury or death. Possible risk of slight injury or damage to motor cycle.

DANGER

Risk of serious injury or death.

CAUTION

Possible risk of slight injury or damage to motor cycle.

For the sake of safety, before starting the vehicle, carry out a thorough preliminary check. See the PRELIMINARY CHECK LIST IN THE VEHICLE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE HANDBOOK.

Failure to carry out these checks may lead to serious injury or damage to the vehicle.

Very little time is required, and the benefits in terms of safety are enormous.

The components in this handbook are supplied disassembled, and have to be fitted to the motor cycle. These instruction sheets for dealers describe the correct fitting procedures.

Read the instructions in the sheets to avoid breakages or incorrect assembly.

Remove loose bodywork components from the crate. After removing the nailed-onsupports and crosspieces from the crate (used for transport purposes), push the motor cycle off the bottom of the crate and position it on the stand.

You can now proceed with the operations described below.

IMPORTANT

The word “IMPORTANT”is written before any important information on the instruction sheet.

aprilia part #8104593 - 09/02 - USA

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BATTERY

INITIAL BATTERY CHARGING

DANGER

CAUTION

 

Battery electrolyte is toxic, caustic and the

ω Remove the saddle, by unscrewing the screws (1).

contact with the skin may cause serious burns,

ω Remove the cap (2) from the recharge container

since it contains sulfuric acid. Wear protective

(3).

 

clothing, a face shield and/or tight fitting goggles

 

ω Place the container in the battery as shown in the

when working around the battery. In case of

drawing.

 

contact with the skin, flush immediately with

 

ω Use the same plug (2) to close up battery holes.

plenty of water.

 

 

In case of contact with the eyes, flush with plenty

 

 

of water for at least 15 minutes. Immediately

FITTING THE BATTERY

 

consult an optician.

 

ω Make sure the ignition key is in the

position.

If the electrolyte is accidentally swallowed, drink

ω Place the battery into its housing.

 

large quantities of water or milk, and then milk

 

ω First connect the positive cable (+) then the nega-

of magnesia or vegetable oil. Immediately consult

tive (-).

 

a health professional. The battery gives off

 

ω Use a neutral grease or vaseline to grease

noxious and explosive gases; keep it away from

terminals.

 

cigarettes, flames, sparks and any other source

 

 

 

of heat. During the recharging or the use, make

 

 

sure that the room is properly ventilated and

REFITTING THE BATTERY AFTER

avoid inhaling the gases released during the

FIRST RECHARGE

 

recharging. KEEP AWAY FROM CHILDREN. Do

 

not tip the vehicle too much, or tip the battery

CAUTION

 

too much, to avoid electrolyte leaking out.

 

Wait 5-10minutes after recharging and then fit

 

CAUTION

the battery, since it continues to produce gas

for a period after recharging.

 

The battery liquid is corrosive. Do not pour or sprinkle it, particularly on plastic parts. When the battery has been removed it must be placed in a safe place out of the reach of children. The battery is very dangerous and may cause serious injury

or death.

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FITTING THE RETROREFLECTOR

ω Place the retroreflector (2) on the mudguard and secure with a self-tighteningflanged nut (1) M5.

FITTING THE LICENSE PLATE HOLDER

ω Place the license plate holder (3) on the mudguard (4) and secure with 3 screws M6 and 3 flanged nuts.

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ωFit the left brake grabber on the disc (7)

ωTighten the two screws (8) of the brake grabber without securing them and use the brake lever repeatedly.

ωDo the same for the right-handbrake caliper.

ωWith the brake lever fully on (8) secure the left and right brake grabbers.

Screw (8) tightening torque: 36.88 ftlb (50 Nm)

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ωFit the left brake grabber on the disc (7)

ωSecure the screws (8).

ωDo the same for the right-handbrake caliper.

Screw (8) tightening torque: 36.88 ftlb (50 Nm)

CAUTION

After assembly use the brake lever repeatedly to make sure the brake system is working properly.

FITTING THE FRONT WHEEL

DANGER

Before carrying out any maintenance operation or inspection of the front wheel, if possible hoist the vehicle onto a solid and level surface with suitable equipment.

When disassembling and reassembling the front wheel, take extra care not to damage the brake lines, discs or pads.

IMPORTANT

To fit the front wheel, you may require a helper.

ω Place the vehicle on two stands, front and back.

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CAUTION

When fitting the front wheel, check the direction against the arrow on the hub.

ω Fit the wheel and pin (1).

CAUTION

The spacer (2) must be fitted on the right of the vehicle between the wheel and wheel pin terminal.

CAUTION

When fitting the pin (1) make sure the openings coincide with those on the wheel pin terminal.

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ωFit the screws (5) of the left-handrod terminal to prevent the pin rotating.

ωFit the washer (3) and secure the nut (4). Screw (4) tightening torque: 59,0 ftlb (80 Nm).

ωLoosen the screws (5) of the left terminal.

ωRemove the stand.

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ωReset the motor cycle by dry running the suspension two or three times to line up the rods.

ωSecure the screws (5) and (6) in the left-handandright-handterminals.

Screw (5 - 6) tightening torque: 16,22 ftlb (22 Nm).

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