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Page 2 KTM may stop manufacturing certain models without previous notice. The illustrated models partly contain extra equipment, which is not applied to standard models. The motorcycles comply with the regulations and categories currently in effect with the leading international motorcycle associations.
Page 4 The fuels and lubricants specified in the Owner's Manual or automotive fluids with equivalent specifications must be used in accordance with the maintenance schedule. KTM is not liable for damage that arises in connection with the use of other products.
TRANSPORT When transporting your motorcycle, secure it with elastic straps or other mechanical devices in an upright position. Page 5: Table Of Contents Shift lever Enter this number in the field on page no 1. Engine number, engine type The engine number and the engine type are stamped into the left side of the engine below the engine sprocket.
The adjusting screw [A] can be used to change the basic position of the hand brake lever see "Maintenance". Short circuit button The short circuit button  turns off the engine. Page 8: Choke The shift lever is mounted on the left side of the engine. The position of the gears is shown in the illustration. Neutral is located between first and second gear. Its upper part can be swivelled. Foot brake pedal The foot brake pedal is located in front of the right footrest.
Page 9: Compression Damping Of Fork Dual Compression Control. Low and high speed refers to the movement of the shock absorber during compression and not to the speed of the motorcycle. The low and high-speed technology overlaps. The low-speed setting is primarily for slow to normal shock absorber compression rates. Turn the knob clockwise to increase damping, turn it counter- clockwise to reduce damping during rebounding. Protective clothing should be conspicuous to make sure other road users see you in time.
Page Driving Instructions If the level of brake fluid falls below the minimum value, this indicates a leak in the braking system or completely worn out brake pads. Arrange for the braking system to be checked by a KTM specialist, as complete failure of the braking system can be avoided. Page Starting When The Engine Is Cold — Maximal period for continuous starting: 5 seconds. Wait at least 5 seconds before trying again.
Page Starting Off In normal racing, the cooling system is sufficient. If you use your motorbike in other conditions, please note that: turn off the engine if you intend to run your motorcycle in idle or at a standstill for longer periods of time more than 2 minutes.
Service intervalls should never be exceeded by more than 2 hours or 15 liters of fuel. Maintenance work done by KTM authorised workshops is not a substitute for care and checks done by the rider. Page Maintenance Work On Chassis And Engine OFF position - if the motorcycle should fall over, no fuel can leak from the carburetor or fuel tank — Only use special screws with an appropriate thread length supplied by KTM to fix the spoilers on the tank. Using other screws or longer screws can cause leaks in the tank through which fuel can flow out.
Page Basic Suspension Setup For The Weight Of The Driver EXAMPLE: Motorcycle jacked up dimension A Page Checking The Basic Setup Of The Telescopic Fork The type number of the telescopic fork is embossed on the caps on the top of the telescopic fork. If you are uncertain which spring to use, contact your KTM workshop. According to our experience, the damping rate of the compression stage can remain unchanged.
This allows you to optimize the handling to match the race course. Page Checking And Adjusting The Steering Head Bearing Mount the front wheel see: Dismounting and mounting the front wheel. To check, put the motorcycle on a stand so that the front wheel is off the ground. Now try to move the fork forward and backward. Page How To Change The Handlebar Position The screws  must be secured with loctite Check chain tension Jack the motorcycle up on its frame so that the rear wheel no longer touches the ground.
Press the chain upward at the end of the chain sliding component. The distance between the chain and the swing arm should be approx. A loose axle may lead to an unstable driving behavior of your motorcycle. Page Chain Maintenance No lubrication is allowed to reach the rear tire or the brake disks, otherwise the road adherence and the rear wheel braking effects would be strongly reduced and the motorcycle could easily lose control.
When mounting the chain masterlink clip, the closed side of the masterlink clip must point in running direction. Page General Information About Ktm Disc Brakes Have the brake disk replaced as soon as it reaches the service limit. Page Adjusting The Free Travel At The Hand Brake Lever If the brake fluid level drops below the minimum either the brake system has a leak or the brake pads are completely worn. In this case, consult an authorized KTM dealer immediately.
Page Replacing The Front Brake Pads If the brake fluid level drops below the minimum either the brake system has a leak or the brake pads are completely worn. The free play at the foot brake pedal must then be adjusted by means of the piston rod . Proper pressure ensures optimum driving comfort and extends the life of your tires.
Other tires could have adverse effects on the way your motorcycle behaves. Page Charging The Battery Sx-F Always use special charging devices to charge maintenance-free batteries, e. You can also use this charging device to test the off-load voltage and startability of the battery and generator. It is impossible to overcharge the battery with this device. Page Cooling System Coolant is circulated by a water pump  located in the engine.
Air blowing in through the radiators cools the coolant. The slower the speed of the motorcycle, the less the coolant is cooled down. Dirty radiators also reduce the cooling efficiency. Have the filling checked regularly by an authorized KTM workshop see Lubrication and Service Chart. Page Cleaning The Air Filter  and filter support  out of the filter box.
KTM recommends the products of the company Motorex for air filter maintenance Bio Dirt Remover and Liquid Bio Power. Page Changing The Original Position Of The Clutch Lever . The oil level in the horizontal-standing master cylinder should be 4 mm below the upper edge.
Motorex Brake Fluid DOT 5. It is based on silicone oil and of a purple color. That is, an engine whose idling speed is adjusted correctly will be easier to start than one whose idling speed has not been adjusted correctly. The idle speed is controlled by means of the adjusting wheel  and the mixture control screw .
Page Draining The Float Chamber Of The Carburetor SX-F: Unscrew the plug  and clean it with compressed air. Then, mount the plug together with the gasket, open the fuel tap, and check the float chamber for leaks. Page Engine Oil Check the O-rings for damage and, if necessary, replace them. Mount the oil screen together with the plug again and tighten the plug to 10 Nm SX-F or 30 Nm SX-F. Page Changing The Oil Filter Check the O-ring of the oil filter covers for damage and, if necessary, replace Put the motorcycle on its side and fill the oil filter housing about halfway with engine oil.
Fill oil filter with oil, place the oil filter in the filter box. Page Troubleshooting We would like to point out that many operations cannot be performed by yourself. In case of uncertainty, please contact a KTM-dealer. Page 42 Dislocate i. Page Cleaning — Before cleaning with water, plug the exhaust pipe to prevent water ingress — After the motorcycle has been rinsed with a soft water jet, it should be dried by air pressure and a cloth. Drain the float chamber of the carburetor.
Then take a short drive until the engine has reached the working temperature and also use the brakes. By warming these components, the residual water can evaporate from inaccessable parts of the engine and the brakes. Page Specifications Only use fully synthetic engine oils that meet the JASO MA quality requirements see information on the can.
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You are now the owner of a state-of-the-art sports motorcycle that guarantees to bring you lots of fun and enjoyment, provided that you clean and maintain it appropriately. All information contained is without obligation. KTM-Sportmotorcycle AG particularly reserves the right to modify any equipment, technical specifications, prices, colors, shapes, materials, services, service work, constructions, equipment and the like so as to adapt them to local conditions or to cancel any of the above items, all without previous announcement and without giving reasons.
KTM may stop manufacturing certain models without previous notice. The illustrated models partly contain extra equipment, which is not applied to standard models. In accordance with the international quality management ISO standard, KTM uses quality assurance processes that lead to the highest possible product quality. KTM sports motorcycles are designed and constructed to resist the usual wear and tear of normal use in competitions.
The motorcycles comply with the regulations and categories currently in effect with the leading international motorcycle associations. Please read this manual carefully and completely before going on your first ride. It contains a great deal of information and advice which will help you use and handle your bike properly.
Only by doing so will you learn how to tune your motorbike to your specific needs and how to protect yourself against injury. Besides, this manual contains important information on motorcycle maintenance. In your own interest, please pay particular attention to notices that are marked as follows:.
At the time this manual was typeset, it was up-to-date with the latest state of this production series. It cannot be completely ruled out, however, that minor discrepancies may exist resulting from further design upgrades of these motorcycles. This manual is an important part of your motorbike and should be passed on to any subsequent owner in case you decide to sell it.
Observance of the service, maintenance and tuning instructions for the engine and chassis specified in the Owner's Manual is a prerequisite for faultless operation and the avoidance of premature wear. An improperly tuned chassis can lead to damage and breakage of the chassis components see chapter on checking the basic chassis setting. The use of the motorcycle under extreme conditions, e. In this case it may become necessary to service or replace wear parts before the service limit specified in the maintenance schedule has been reached.
The service work specified in the "Lubrication and Maintenance Schedule" must be performed by a KTM workshop and recorded in the service manual otherwise claims under the warranty shall become void. The fuels and lubricants specified in the Owner's Manual or automotive fluids with equivalent specifications must be used in accordance with the maintenance schedule. Take special care to follow the recommended run in, inspection, and maintenance intervals.
Heeding these guidelines will significantly increase the life of your motorcycle. No claims can be filed under the warranty for damage or consequential damage caused by manipulations or conversions to the motorcycle. For your own safety, use KTM-approved parts and accessories only.
KTM is not liable for damage that arises in connection with the use of other products. When transporting your motorcycle, secure it with elastic straps or other mechanical devices in an upright position. Be sure that the fuel tap is closed. If the motorcycle topples over, fuel can flow out of the carburetor or fuel tank. Offroad-Motorcycle driving is a wonderful sport and we hope that you will be able to enjoy it to the full.
It may, however, involve potential problems for the environment or lead to conflicts with others. These problems or conflicts can be avoided if the motorcycle is used responsibly. To safeguard the future of motorcycle sports, make sure that you use the motorcycle in accordance with the law, show that you are environmentally conscious and respect the rights of others.
The engine number and the engine type are stamped into the left side of the engine below the engine sprocket. Enter this number on page 1. The clutch lever  is located on the left side of the handlebar. The adjusting. If you pull the red hot start lever  during the starting procedure backward, a bore in the carburetor will be opened through which the engine may take in additional air.
The hand brake lever  is mounted on the handlebars on the right and actuates the front wheel brake. The adjusting screw [A] can be used to change the basic position of the hand brake lever see "Maintenance". The short circuit button  turns off the engine. When pressing this button. Pushing the black starter button  will actuate the E-starter. OFF In this position the fuel tap is closed. No fuel can flow to the carburetor. ON During operation the twist grip must be turned to ON.
This means that the fuel can flow to the carburetor. If you pull the choke button  out as far as possible, a bore in the carburetor will be opened through which the engine may take in additional fuel. The shift lever is mounted on the left side of the engine. The position of the gears is shown in the illustration. Neutral is located between first and second gear. The kickstarter is mounted on the right side of the engine. Its upper part can be swivelled.
The foot brake pedal is located in front of the right footrest. Its basic position can be adjusted to your seat position see maintenance work. The plug-in stand can be attached to the wheel spindle on the left side of the motorcycle. Hydraulic compression damping determines the reaction when the fork is compressed. The degree of compression can be adjusted with adjusting screws at the top of the fork legs. Turn the adjusting screws  clockwise to increase damping, turn it counterclockwise to reduce damping during compression.
Hydraulic rebound damping determines the reaction when the fork is rebound. Remove the protecting cap . By turning the adjusting screw  REBthe degree of damping of the rebound can be adjusted. Turn the knob clockwise to increase damping, turn it counterclockwise to reduce damping during rebounding.
The shock absorber can synchronize the compression damping in the low and high-speed range separately Dual Compression Control. Low and high speed refers to the movement of the shock absorber during compression and not to the speed of the motorcycle. The low-speed setting is primarily for slow to normal shock absorber compression rates.
Turning in a clockwise direction will increase the damping, turning counterclockwise will decrease the damping. The damping unit of the shock absorber is filled with high-compression nitrogen. Never try to take the shock absorber apart or to do any maintenance work yourself.
Severe injuries could be the result. By using the adjusting screw the degree of damping of the rebound can. Also try to drive as slowly as possible and in a standing position, to improve your feeling for the vehicle. If the foot brake lever is not released the brake pads rub continuously and the braking system is overheated. Spare parts from other manufacturers can impair the safety of the motorcycle. If you are taking luggage with you, this should be secured as close as possible to the middle of the vehicle; distribute the weight evenly between the front and rear wheel.
Never exceed the maximum permissible laden weight and the axle weights. The maximum permissible laden weight is comprised of the following components:. Protective clothing should be conspicuous to make sure other road users see you in time. No passengers are permitted. A scratched visor or scratched lenses can make you practically blind in back light.
Even very precisely machined sections of engine components have rougher surfaces than components which have been sliding across one another for quite some time. Therefore, every engine needs to be broken in. Besides, the engine speed must not exceed rpm. Avoid going full-throttle! You might slip off the kickstarter. The fork legs must be partly disassembled to change the spring preload see WP manual. Pretension spacers in various thicknesses are available see spare parts catalog.
The carburetor has an accelerator pump. Every time you open the throttle, fuel will be injected into the intake passage. When starting, be sure that you open the throttle completely only once. Pull the clutch lever. Put the engine into first gear, slowly release the clutch lever and open the throttle at the same time. You are now in first gear, refered to as the drive or uphill gear. Depending on the conditions hill size etc.
Close throttle, at the same time pull clutch lever in and shift to the next higher gear. Let clutch lever go again and accelerate. If you turned on the choke, make sure you turn it off again as soon as engine is warm. Only give as much gas as the engine can handle.