XR650R Routine Maintenance Schedule

After the first 100 miles or first month
Check and adjust the valve clearances
Change the engine oil and filter and clean the strainer screen (in the frame downtube)
Check the decompressor system
Check/adjust the idle speed
Check the coolant level and inspect the cooling system
Lubricate and inspect the drive chain and sliders*
Check the brake pads for wear
Check the brake fluid level
Check/adjust the clutch
Check the exhaust system for leaks and check fastener tightness; clean the spark arrester
Check the tightness of all fasteners
Inspect the steering system and steering head bearings
Inspect the wheels and tires

Every 300 miles or three months
Lubricate and inspect the drive chain and sliders*
Check the tightness of all fasteners
Inspect the wheels and tires

Every 600 miles or 6 months
Perform everything listed under the 300 mile interval, plus the following:
Clean the air filter element*
Change the engine oil and filter and clean the strainer screen (in the frame downtube)
Clean and gap the spark plug
Check and adjust the valve clearances
Check the decompressor system
Check/adjust the idle speed
Inspect the cooling system
Check the brake pads for wear
Check/adjust the clutch

Every 1 ,000 miles or 1 00 operating hours
Check the exhaust system for leaks and check fastener tightness
Clean the spark arrester

Every 1 ,200 miles or 12 months
Perform everything listed under the 600 mile interval, plus the following:
Check the cleanliness of the fuel system and the condition of the fuel line
Clean the fuel tap strainer screen
Check the throttle operation
Check the choke operation
Check the decompressor system
Check the secondary air supply system, if equipped (PAIR valve and hoses; see Chapter 4)
Check the headlight aim

Every two years or 2,400 miles
Replace the brake fluid
Replace the engine coolant
Replace the fork oil-

* More often in dusty, sandy or wet conditions.
** Honda doesn’t give a service interval for this operation, but changing the fork oil on a regular basis will ensure continued good handling of
the bike and reduce wear to the internal fork components.