Moto Guzzi Breva V1100 Repair Manual


Filed Under (Moto Guzzi) by admin on 18-11-2010

1.2. GENERAL RULES 1.2.1. BASIC SAFETY RULES CARBON MONOXIDE When an operation must be performed with the engine running, position the motorcycle outdoors in a well-ventilated area. Never run the engine in an enclosed place. Use an exhaust emission extraction system when working indoors. DANGER Exhaust gases contain carbon monoxide, a poisonous gas which, if inhaled, may cause loss of consciousness or even death. FUEL DANGER The fuel used to operate engines is highly flammable and becomes explosive under particular conditions. Refueling and maintenance operations should be carried out in a well-ventilated area, with the engine off. Do not smoke when refueling or in the proximity of sources of fuel vapors. Avoid contact with bare flames, sources of sparks and any other source which may ignite fuel or lead to explosion. DO NOT DISPOSE OF FUEL IN THE ENVIRONMENT. KEEP AWAY FROM CHILDREN. HOT COMPONENT PARTS The engine and exhaust component parts become hot when the engine is running and will stay hot for some time after the engine has been stopped. Wear insulating gloves before handling these components or allow for the engine and the exhaust system to cool down before proceeding. USED GEARBOX AND FORK FLUIDS DANGER Wear latex gloves when servicing. Prolonged or repeated contact with gear fluid may cause severe skin damage. Wash your hands thoroughly after handling. Dispose of it through the nearest waste oil reclamation firm or through the supplier. Wear latex gloves when servicing. DO NOT DISPOSE OF FLUID IN THE ENVIRONMENT. KEEP AWAY FROM CHILDREN. BRAKE FLUID WARNING Brake fluid can damage plastic, rubber or painted parts. When servicing the brake system, protect all such parts with a clean cloth. Always wear safety glasses when servicing the brake system. Brake fluid is highly irritant. Avoid contact with the eyes. In case of contact with the eyes, rinse abundantly with cool, clean water and immediately seek medical attention. KEEP AWAY FROM CHILDREN