Honda SilverWing Oil/Filter Change
Time and Ease: Easy 30 minutes
Tools/Supplies: Wrench, oil, oil pan, rags, funnel, maybe an Oring
Step 1 Park the scooter on its center stand on a firm, level surface. If the engine is cold,
start it and let it idle for 35 minutes. Turn the engine off. Wait 23 minutes for the oil to
Step 2 Place a drain pan under the oil plug (below right side fairing). To drain the oil,
remove the oil filler cap/dipstick, oil plug , spring, and oil strainer screen.
Step 3 Remove the oil filter with a filter wrench and let the remaining oil drain out.
Discard the oil filter in an approved manner.
Step 4 Install the oil filler cap/dipstick securely. Pour the drained oil into a suitable
container and dispose of it in an approved manner.
Step 5 Apply a thin coat of engine oil to the rubber seal of a new oil filter. Install the
new oil filter and tighten it by hand. Using an oil filter wrench attachment and a torque
wrench, tighten the new oil filter to the specified torque: 20 lbft (26 Nm, 2.7 kgfm).
Step 6 Clean the oil filter screen. Check the oil filter screen, sealing rubber, and oil plug
Oring are in good condition. Install the oil filter screen, spring, and oil plug. Tighten the
oil plug to the specified torque: 11 lbft (15 Nm, 1.5 kgfm).
Step 7 Fill the crankcase with the recommended oil (Pro Honda GN4 or HP4 4stroke
oil), approximately: 2.3 US qt (2.2 L, 1.9 Imp qt). Install the oil filler cap/dipstick
Step 8 Start the engine and let it idle for a few minutes. Stop the engine. Wait several
Step 9 With the scooter on its center stand, check that the oil level is at the upper level
mark on the dipstick. Check that there are no oil leaks.