- Check for loose parts. Nuts and bolts may shake loose as you ride over rough terrain.
- Shake handlebars, footrests, and other key parts to make sure they’re secure.
- Periodically tighten all major fasteners.
- Be sure the spark arrestor/muffler works properly.
- Try to wiggle the muffler to make sure it’s attached securely.
- Consult your owner’s manual for maintenance information.