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approach Bajaj Distributors. If necessary, you may also write
Dominar 400. The new Dominar 400 is designed to deliver
to selling Distributors, with relevant details like Registration
unparalleled technology with superior performance. This
no. Chassis no., Engine no., Date of purchase, Kms. run,
makes your Dominar, unbeatable and unchallenged on every
name of selling Distributor and your contact numbers.
Before you ride out, please read this Owners Manual Finally, may we request you to give your motorcycle proper
carefully and familiarise yourself with the operating care and regular maintenance, as described in this manual.
mechanism, controls and maintenance requirements of your We are sure it will offer you a long trouble-free ownership
Dominar 400. This will ensure you a safe and trouble free experience.
ownership experience. Visit to know more about your Dominar.
Rev up, shift gears and enjoy the Dominar experience
To keep your bike in perfect running condition and deliver
consistent performance, we have specially programmed the Get set to dominate the night!
periodic maintenance services at any of our Bajaj
Distributors or Bajaj Authorised Service Centers, who are
well equipped with all necessary facilities, genuine parts, oil
and trained manpower to ensure the best care for your
SR. DESCRIPTION Pg. No. 16. Good Riding Habits 21
1. Technical Specification 1 17. Safe Riding Tips & Rainy Season Care 22
2. Identification Data 3 18. Engine Oil 23
3. Location of Parts 4 19. Tubeless Tyre & Tyre Pressure 24
4. Steering cum Ignition lock 5 20. Battery 25
5. Fuel Tank Cap & Secondary Speedometer 6 21. Engine Cooling System / Coolant 26/27
6. Primary Speedometer Details 7 22. Periodic Maintenance Information 28
7. Twin Channel ABS System 9 23. Brake Fluid / Headlamp Care 30
8. Primary Speedometer Setting 10 24. Periodic Maintenance & Lubrication Chart 31
9. Control Switch RH 12 25. Non Use Maintenance 35
10. Automatic Headlamp & Lights Operation 13
11. Control Switch LH 14
12. Removal of Pillion & Rider Seat / Tool kit 15
13. Fitment of Rider & Pillion Seat 16
14. Daily Safety Checks 17
15. How to ride your Bike 18


Warning: This indicates that a potential hazard or injury to you or NOTICE The description and illustration in this booklet are not to be taken as binding
! other persons & to the vehicle can happen if advice provided is not on the manufacturers. The essential features of the type described and
followed. illustrated herein remaining unaltered. Bajaj Auto Limited reserves the right to
carry out at any moment without being obliged to bring this booklet upto-date
Caution: This indicates that a potential hazard that could result in
! vehicle damage. Follow the Advice provided with the caution.
& to do modifications on the vehicle, parts or accessories as may be
convenient and necessary.
Engine : 4 Stroke, Single Cyl. Fuel Tank Capacity
Bore x Stroke : 89.0 mm x 60.0 mm Full : 13 liters
Engine Displacement : 373.27 cc Reserve : Nil
Compression Ratio : 11.3 : 1 Fuel Grade : Super Unleaded RON-91 & above
Idling Speed : 1600 + 100 RPM (Research Octane Number)
Max. Net Power : 25.74 KW (35 PS) Dimensions :
at 8000 RPM Length : 2156 mm
Max. Net Torque : 35 Nm at 6500 RPM Width : 813 mm
Ignition System : 12 V, DC Height : 1112 mm
FI system : Multi point injection into Wheelbase : 1453 mm
manifold BOSCH Ground clearance : 157 mm
Spark Plug : 3 Nos. Tyre Size
Spark Plug Gap : 0.8 ~ 0.9 mm Front : 110/70-R17, Tubeless
Lubrication : Wet sump forced Rear : 150/60-R17, Tubeless
Transmission : 6 speed constant mesh Tyre Pressure
Gear Shifting Pattern : 1 Down 5 Up Front : 2.04 Kgf/cm2 (29 PSI)
Engine Cooling : Water cooling Rear (Solo) : 2.25 Kgf/cm2 (32 PSI)
Starting Aid : Electric starter Rear (with pillion) : 2.25 Kgf/cm2 (32 PSI)
Front & Rear Brake : ABS 1
Electrical System : 12 Volts DC Side Stand Indicator : LED-Red
Head Lamp : LED ABS Indicator : LED-Yellow
Position Lamp : LED Rear No. Plate Lamp : LED
Tail /Stop Lamp : LED Horn : 12V DC
Side Indicator lamp : LED (4nos. Orange) Battery : 12V 8Ah VRLA
Neutral Indicator : LED, Green Vehicle Kerb Weight : 182 kg. (ABS)
Hi Beam Indicator : LED, Blue Gross Vehicle Weight : 332 Kg. (ABS)
Turn Signal Indicator : LED, Green
Speedometer-back light : LCD, Blue
Fuel Level Indicator : LCD Bar
Low Oil Pr. Indicator : LED-Red All dimensions are under UNLADEN condition.

Above information is subject to change
Malfunction Indicator : LED-Yellow without any notice.
Coolant Temp. Indicator : LED-Red
Low Battery Indicator : LED-Red
Bajaj Logo : LED-Blue
RPM Limit : LED-Amber
Service Reminder : LCD

The Frame and Engine serial numbers are used to register the motorcycle.
They are the unique alpha-numeric codes to identify your particular vehicle from others of the
same model and type.


On Seat Mounting Bracket On LH Side Crankcase Near Gear
(Alpha-Numeric - 17 Digits) Change Lever (Alpha-Numeric - 11 Digits)

Brake Lever

Secondary Primary
Pillion Seat Speedometer Speedometer
Grab Handle
Rider Seat

Number plate

Oil LED Head

Inspection Lamp
Rear Brake Window
Disc Brake Coolant Front Disc Brake
Inspection Window
Front Fork



It has three positions. To lock the steering, turn the handle bar
to the left side. Turn the handle bar to
the left or right. Push & Rotate the key
LOCK: Steering locked. Ignition OFF. to LOCK position & remove the key.
Steering locking on handle position left
hand side only.
OFF: Steering unlock. Ignition OFF.
Insert the key in steering cum ignition
ON: Steering unlock. Ignition ON. lock. Push & Rotate it clockwise to
OFF or ON position.

A common key is used for Steering cum
Ignition lock, Fuel tank cap &
Rear Seat

1 2 3 4 5

6 7


Speedometer display will work when Ignition
switch is in ON position.
FUEL TANK CAP 1. Malfunction Indicator ( ) :It glows whenever any
To open the fuel tank cap, open the flap. abnormality is noticed in functioning of FI system
Insert the key in the lock and turn it components.
clockwise and lift fuel tank cap. 2. Low Battery Indicator:It indicates battery needs charging.
3. Bajaj Logo : Bajaj logo flying B glows continuously.
To lock the Fuel Tank Cap insert the
4. Hi Beam Indicator: When Headlight is ON & Hi beam is selected
key in the lock and turn it clockwise and , Hi beam indicator will glow.
press fuel tank cap. Click sound 5. ABS Indicator (Yellow) ( ABS ) : With Ignition switch ON the ABS
ensures cap is fully locked. indicator glows. When vehicle speed is more than 10 Km/hr the
ABS indicator goes OFF, if this indicator glows while vehicle is
running, it means there is problem in ABS unit.
PRECAUTION 6. Coolant Temperature Indicator ( ) : It glow when engine coolant
Don't attach metallic Key chain as it may Temperature is more than 1100 C.
damage paint of petrol tank cover. 5. Side Stand Indicator : When Side stand is down, the Side stand
6 indicator will glow. (Ignition switch ON)
SPEEDOMETER DETAILS 1. Tachometer Dial: It shows engine speed in
2 2. Service Reminder ( ): Wrench symbol glows
3 9 when ODO meter reading reaches to set Kms.
It indicates vehicle is due for periodic service.
4 This Icon will flash at:1st: 450 km,
10 2nd: 4450km, 3rd: 9450 km, 4th: 14450 km and
11 subsequently at each 5000 kms. Icon will
5 12 continue to glow till it is reset. This icon is to
be reset after service is carried out.
6 3. Odometer : The Odometer shows the total
7 distance that the vehicle has covered.
8 14 Odometer can not be reset to Zero.
4. Trip Meter : Trip 1 & Trip 2 shows the 10. Fuel Level Indicator: It shows approximate fuel
distance traveled since it was last reset to level in fuel tank.
zero. Rolls over to zero after 999.9 km & 11. Low Fuel Level Indicator : It blinks incase of low
continue updating. fuel level (1 bar or less)
5. Mode Button : Mode button used for 12. Speedometer: Vehicle speed will be displayed in
changing the mode while selecting & setting digital form in Km / Hr.
Trip1, Trip2, ODO, Clock & Service reminder. 13. Set Button : Set button used for setting Clock
6. Neutral Indicator: When the transmission is & Service reminder.
in Neutral, Neutral indicator will glow. 14. Engine RPM Limit: It blinks continuously when
7. Low Oil Pressure Indicator ( ) : It glows engine RPM is more than 9000 RPM.
when engine oil pressure is low.
8. Turn Signal Indicator (LH & RH): When Turn
switch is pushed to Left or Right, Turn Signal
Indicator - LH or RH will flash.
9. Digital Clock : It indicates time in HR : MM

After switching ON the ignition switch, the following indications will remain ON till engine is started.
Coolant Temperature Indicator | Low Battery Indicator | Low Oil Pressure | Malfunction Indicator

TWIN CHANNEL means your ABS is active.
Also it is recommended to use both front & rear
ABS SYSTEM brakes simultaneously.
Always slow down when cornering. The anti-lock
Always maintain a safe distance between you and
brake system cannot prevent accidents resulting
objects ahead. Vehicle speeds should always be
from excessive speeds.
reduced during extreme road conditions. The braking
distance for motorcycle equipped with an anti-lock If the ABS warning light is ON and stays ON, you
braking system may be longer than for those may have a problem with the ABS. In this case,
without it on rough road conditions. During these however, your regular brakes will work normally.
conditions the vehicle should be driven at reduced
Incase, Malfunction indicator, ABS indicator,

coolant temperature indicator, low battery &
When you apply Front brake / Rear brake under low engine oil pressure indicator glows in
conditions which may lock the wheels, you feel a speedometer, bring the vehicle to nearest
corresponding sensation (pulsation) in Front brake Bajaj Distributors or Bajaj authorised service
lever / Rear brake pedal. This is normal and it centres for inspection / repair.
TRIP 1 / Service
TRIP 2 reminder icon Mode Set


Mode & Set push button is provided for Wrench symbol glows when ODO meter
selecting & resetting ODO/TRIP1/TRIP2. reading reached to set Kms.
Press mode push This icon will glow at-
Mode changes from
1. buttonfor less than
ODO/TRIP1/TRIP2 1st : 450 Kms 2nd : 4450 Kms
2 sec.
3rd : 9450 Kms 4th : 14450 Kms
Selected TRIP1/TRIP2
Press set push & subsequently at each 5000 Kms.
will reset.
2. button for more
Other TRIP mode will Bring the motorcycle at authorised BAL

than 5 sec.
continue updating. dealership for re-setting the service
reminder icon.
Clock Mode Set
CLOCK RESET Press mode push button
1. TRIP1 Mode selected
Digital clock indicates for less than 2 sec.
time in HR & MM Press mode & set push
separated by colon : : stops blinking
2. button together for more than Digits starts blinking
It is 12 hour clock. 2 sec.

Initially : will be blinking Press mode button for Hour digits will increase.
less than 1 sec.
Clock setting is possible
in TRIP 1 mode only. Press set button for
4. Minutes digits will increase.
less than 1 sec.
Set value will be saved
Press mode & set button
5. Exit clock setting mode
together for more than 2 sec.
Digits stop blinking : start blinking
Auto exit without saving set value.
Clock set mode is selected &
If engine/vehicle rpm is given then
6. no editing is carried out for
system will exit from clock set
more than 5 sec.
mode without saving set value.

B. Starter Button
CONTROL Starter button operates the electric starter.It
is recommended to start the engine with the
SWITCH RH transmission in neutral.
Vehicle in Gear - Press clutch lever & operate
starter button to start the engine.

A. Head Light Switch C. Engine Kill Switch

It has 2 positions. The engine kill switch is used for switching ON
& OFF the engine.
Pilot Mode
Engine OFF
Headlight Mode
Engine ON

Your vehicle has a safety feature which turns ON the headlamp automatically, once the engine is started. This

provides better visibility to other road users.

While riding, low beam or hi beam mode can be switched ON by operating the low/hi beam selector switch, keeping
the light switch in head light mode.

Low/Hi Beam The Following Effect if Pass

Igntion Switch Engine Light Switch Selector Switch Lights will glow switch is pressed

Any Position Any Mode Front Position lamp

Tail Lamp Headlamp Hi beam &
ON ( ) OFF
OR Rear Number Plate Lamp Low beam will glow.
OR Control Switch Illumination
Both speedometer illumination
Front Position lamp
Any Mode
Tail Lamp Headlamp Low beam
Started Toward right Rear Number Plate Lamp
(Pilot mode) OR Control Switch Illumination will also glow.
Both speedometer illumination
Headlamp Hi beam
Front Position lamp

Low beam
Tail Lamp Headlamp Hi beam
Rear Number Plate Lamp
Toward Left mode ( ) Control Switch Illumination will also glow.
(Headlight Both speedometer illumination
mode) Headlamp low beam
Front Position lamp
Tail Lamp No effect
Rear Number Plate Lamp
Hi beam
Control Switch Illumination
mode ( )
Both speedometer illumination
Headlamp Hi beam & low beam 13


Control Switch LH

D. HIGH / LoW Beam SwITch F. Horn Button

When headlight is ON, High or Low beam can be ( ) Press button for sounding horn.
selected with this switch. Hi beam indicator
light located on Speedo console will glow when
high beam is selected.
: High Beam : Low beam
G.Pass Switch
Press the switch to put on Hi Beam
filament of head light. It is used to give
E. Turn Signal Switch signal to vehicles coming from opposite
When the turn signal knob is pushed to Left ( ) or side while overtaking.
Right ( ) respective indicator will start blinking.
To stop blinking push the knob in & release.

First Aid Kit Tool Kit

Removal of Pillion & Rider

Seat / Tool Kit
Removal of Pillion Seat TOOL KIT LOCATION
Insert Key into lock (A) Took kit fitment location is provided
Turn the key clock wise. below pillion seat assembly.
Lift rear end of Rear seat Tool kit to be clamped on Pillion seat
Pull Pillion seat backward side. assembly by rubber strap.
Take out Pillion seat.

Removal of Rider Seat First Aid Kit Location

First remove Pillion seat. It is located on LH side of Seat Cowl
Remove Rider seat mounting bolts (B). below the Pillion seat.
Pull backward rear end of Rider seat.
Take out Rider seat. 15


Fitment of Rider &

Pillion Seat
Fitment of Rider Seat Fitment of Pillion Seat
Match the bracket of Rider seat (A) First make sure Rider seat is fitted
with slot (B), Ensure availability of rubber properly.
damper of seat center. Insure Tool kit is located properly.
Push Rider seat toward petrol tank. Place Pillion seat on fitment location.
Match Rider seat rear brackets (C) Match the bracket of Pillion seat (F) with
with the holes (D) provided on chassis. Hook (G).
Tighten the bolts (E). Insert lock rod (H) of seat into seat lock (I).
Press rear portion of seat from top.

Daily Safety Checks
Before riding motorcycle be sure to check Throttle cable play of 2 ~ 3 mm. Smooth
following items. Please give proper importance operation and positive return to closed
to these checks and perform all of them position.
before riding motorcycle.
Brake Fluid level above MIN mark provided
If any irregularities are found during these on reservoir, applicable to disc brake vehicle.
checks, refer to the Maintenance chapter &
Drive Chain slack of 20~30 mm adequately
see your dealer for the action required to
lubricated by OKS or equivalent spray.
return the motorcycle to a safe operating
condition. Function of all lights & horn
Clutch lever play - 2 to 3 mm
Warning: Failure to perform these checks Check Coolant level between MIN and MAX
mark in coolant reservoir tank at vehicle
! every day before you ride may result in
serious damage or severe accident. upright position on level surface.
Smooth steering movement without
Enough fuel level for planned distance of journey. restriction.
No fuel leakage in fuel lines. Side stand return to It's retracted position.
Engine oil level (between upper and lower level Correct inflation pressure in both tyres
mark) at vehicle upright position on level Adequate tyre tread depth - no cracks /
surface. cuts.
Correct rear viewing span adjustment of

5 How to Ride

N Your Bike
Lever Incase of battery discharged

Gear shifting pattern
condition, vehicle can be
started by pushing it.

1. Starting The Engine 2. Shifting Gears

Turn ignition switch key to position.
Close throttle & depress the clutch lever.
Put kill switch in position.
Shift into next higher or lower gear.
Confirm that transmission is in neutral / press the clutch
Open the throttle and release the clutch
lever if transmission is in gear.
lever slowly and simultaneously.
Keep throttle completely closed & press starter button,
Release starter button as soon as engine starts.
3. Moving Off
Caution: Do not operate the starter continuously for more
! Check that side stand is up / retracted.
than 5 seconds otherwise battery would get discharged.
De-press the clutch lever.
Wait 15 sec. between each operation of the starter Shift into 1st gear.
which will facilitate battery to recover. Open the throttle and release the clutch
The motorcycle is equipped with a Clutch switch. This switch lever slowly and simultaneously.

ensures that engine does not start if the transmission is As the clutch starts to engage, open the
in gear. However, the engine can be started in any gear if throttle a little more, giving the engine
the clutch lever is pressed. just enough rpm to keep it from stalling.
Recommended Speed
Warning : When shifting down to lower
for Shifting Down gear, do not shift at such high speed
that engine rpm jumps excessively. This
From 6th to 5th Gear 68 km/h
From 5th to 4th Gear 62 km/h
! may cause engine damage, & rear
wheel may skid. Downshifting should be
From 4th to 3rd Gear 46 km/h done at recommended speeds as shown
in table above.
From 3rd to 2nd Gear 38 km/h
From 2nd to 1st Gear 27 km/h
5. Stopping the Vehicle
Close the throttle completely.
4. Braking Shift the transmission into neutral.
Close the throttle completely, leaving the Bring the vehicle to complete stop.
clutch engaged (except where shifting Turn the ignition switch off.
gears) so that the engine braking will
help slow down the motorcycle. 6. Running IN
Shift down one gear at a time so that
Proper running-in is important for
you are in Neutral when you come to a
the better life & trouble free
complete stop.
performance of the vehicle.
When stopping, always apply both brakes During first 2000 kms running-in
at the same time. period do not exceed following
speed limits. 19
Kms 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th Ignition will be cut off if vehicle is
attempted to be driven in side stand
0 - 1000 13 24 37 50 56 73
DOWN condition.
1000 - 2000 20 32 42 56 62 85 3. If engine coolant temperature crosses
1100C, Coolant Temperature Indicator ( )
Always keep the speed below the limits will get ON indicating engine is overheated
mentioned in the table. If vehicle is further driven in such a
Do not race the engine excessively. condition coolant temperature will
increases up to 1150C & ECU will not
Do not start moving or rav the engine
allow engine to run above 4500 rpm.
immediately after starting. Run the engine
4. Always maintain Min 3.00 Liters fuel in fuel
for a minute at idle speed to give the oil
tank for smooth functioning of fuel pump.
a chance to workup into the engine.
5. Always insist for use of 91 or above
7. Vehicle Parking Octane number fuel for smooth functioning
of bike.
This vehicle do not have main stand. 6. This vehicle has new A & S clutch (Assist
Support the motorcycle on a firm level & sleeper).
surface with the side stand.
Due to this, very little force is required for
Lock the steering on LHS. clutch lever operation. you wont feel jerks
while sudden down shifting.
! CAUTION Slight pulsation is felt at clutch lever. This
1. Do not park on a soft or steeply inclined is normal & indicates A & S clutch is
surface as the motorcycle may fall over. working well.
7. Power output of headlight is only 20W max
2. Always ensure side stand is UP while
& hence continuously glowing headlight will
starting off.
20 not damage / reduce life of battery.
Good Riding Habits
Always fill 91 or above octane petrol at
reputed petrol pumps for optimum
performance of bike.
Always maintain minimum 3 liters petrol
Cut off the engine if you want to stop for
in petrol tank for smooth functioning of
more than two minutes.
fuel pump.
Press clutch lever fully while shifting gears.
Always maintain recommended air pressure
in both the tyres. Always ensure battery is fully charged.

Always maintain engine oil / coolant level

between MIN & MAX mark at vehicle
upright position on level surface.
How to check mileage
Ride smoothly and steadily at an optimum
driving speed of 40 to 50 Km/h
(Fuel efficiency)
Avoid harsh braking. Best way to calculate mileage is by following
the full tank to full tank method.
Always apply both brakes simultaneously.
Fill way tank full up to small mouth (brim).
Change the gear judiciously according to
the speed and load requirement. Run the bike for say 100 km.

Dont overload the vehicle above the Fill the tank full again in same fuel filling
specified payload. station, probably with same fuel dispenser.

Use the accelerator judiciously. Divide kilometer run / fuel quantity filled.
Safe Riding Tips & cautiously. Remember vehicles skid more easily
during light showers.
Rainy Season Care Drive cautiously. Start early & reach your
destination safely.
Safe Riding Tips Always carry vehicle registration & insurance
papers, and a valid driving licence with you.
Always wear Helmet while driving or riding.
Your helmet should conform to appropriate Avoid driving on loose sand or stones where
safety standards. vehicle is likely to skid.
Thoroughly read the instructions given in this Properly wrap-up loose clothes while driving or
manual and follow them carefully. riding to avoid entangling in wheel or other
objects on road.
Avoid unnecessary accessories for the safety
of both rider and other motorists. Always concentrate on Safe riding.
Get familiar and follow traffic rules &
regulations in your states as well as general
Rainy Season Care
traffic signs. It is suggested to customer to take appropriate
Familiarise yourself well with starting, care in area of high rainfall area. Appropriate
acceleration and braking of the vehicle. surface preventive coat to avoid rusting on
account of adverse atmospheric conditions.
When applying the brakes, use both front &
rear brakes simultaneously. Applying only one Vehicle cleaning to be done with soft & clean
brake may cause the rider loose control. wet cloth to avoid scratches on painted parts.
Riding at proper speed and avoiding Clean & lubricate all the important parts as
unnecessary acceleration and braking are detailed in a periodic maintenance chart.
important not only for safety and low fuel Do not apply direct water jet on painted,
consumption, but also for longer life of the electrical / electronic parts.
vehicle. Do not obstruct engine cooling by adding mud
22 During monsoon drive the vehicle more protection sheet from front.

A: Oil Filler Cap B : Oil Level Gauge

Engine Oil grade for optimum engine performance &

warranty benefits. It is a specially formulated
Level Checking oil for Dominar 400.

Check engine oil level every day in the morning. Park Recommended
vehicle perpendicular to the ground on level surface. Model Grade
Engine oil
Check oil level through oil level gauge B. Dominar SAE 10W50 API
400 SL or JASO MA2
Always maintain engine oil level between upper (C)
and lower (D) mark provided on Clutch Cover RH. Top Engine oil replacement frequency:
up with specified grade of oil if the oil level is below 1stservice & then every 5,000 Km.
lower level mark. Engine oil level top-up frequency:
Engine Oil Capacity Every 2500 km.

Refill at servicing: 1500 ml. ! CAUTION:

During engine overhaul: 1800 ml. It is most important to adhere to
recommended grade & frequency of oil
Recommended Engine Oil: change for the purpose of long life of
critical engine components. For details
Always insist on recommended Engine Oil refer periodic maintenance chart. 23
Wheel Puncture
Tubeless Tyre & Visit nearest known tubeless tyre repair shop to remove
Tyre Pressure Remove puncture by Filler or Plug method only.
Do not use patch method to remove puncture of tubeless tyre.

Tubeless Tyre CAUTION

Tubeless tyres are fitted in this motorcycle. The walls of the
The main advantage of tubeless tyres is tyres in contact with the wheel rim should not be damaged in
in case of puncture the rate of air leak any way during fitment / removal of tyre. The tyre side walls in
is very slow, hence customer can easily contact with wheel rim seals air.
drive the vehicle upto nearest puncture
repair shop for removing puncture. Tyre Pressure
Incase the motorcycle is fitted with Keep appropriate tyre pressure as mentioned below
to increase life of the tyre & for better fuel

imported tyres. compliance to respective

indian standard & central motor vehicle consumption.
rules has been ensured. Front 29 PSI
Dominar 400 Rear (Solo) 32 PSI
24 Rear (with Pillion) 32 PSI
When Low battery icon pop-up in
12V - 8 Ah VRLA speedometer display, it is advised to get in
Battery is located below Rider seat. touch with Bajaj dealer & get it charged
Battery Features
No topping-up is required
Reduced self discharge, Enhance safety. How to keep battery healthy?
No vent tube open to atmosphere hence no Switch Off ignition when engine is not running.
discharge of electrolyte through vent tube. Get battery checked/ charged during periodic
! CAUTION services.
Do not press starter button for more than 5 sec.
Do not drive / run vehicle in battery
After 3 successive cranking, wait for 15-20 sec.
disconnected condition. It may lead to damage
for battery to recover.
of electrical / electronic components.
Do not add extra electrical accessories such as -
Environment care must be taken to dispose Remote, Bigger Horn, Musical brake light etc. This
off the used battery. will reduce life of battery & may damage ECU.
It is always recommended to hand over the Disconnect battery +ve & -ve wires if vehicle is to
same to the Authorised battery / Bajaj dealer be stored for more than 2 weeks. This avoids self
for proper disposal. discharge. 25
A Radiator Assembly

Cooling Fan

Expansion Tank

Engine Cooling System

Coolant is provided for cooling of engine. Fan will start at temp 95.30C and stops

Water pump in the engine circulates the at 900C. This is normal condition & it
coolant in cooling system. indicates cooling system functioning well.
The pressure resulting from the warming of
the cooling system is regulated by a valve in ! Warning:
radiator cap (A). During operation, the coolant gets very
Heat expansion causes excess coolant to flow hot & is under pressure. In case of
scalding, rinse immediately with lukewarm
into expansion tank.
water. Do not remove radiator cap,
When the coolant temperature drops, this radiator hose or other cooling system
surplus coolant is sucked back into the components when the engine is hot. Allow
cooling system. the engine & cooling system to cool down.
Cooling fan is provided for cooling of coolant
26 circulated through radiator fins.
! Warning:
Coolant is poisonous and causes health hazard.
Avoid contact between coolant & skin, eyes and
Coolant Level
Expansion Inspection
clothing. If it gets into your eyes, rinse
Tank Cap (A) Window
immediately with water and contact a doctor.
Wash affected skin areas immediately with soap
and water. If coolant is swallowed, contact a Coolant Top up
doctor immediately. Change clothes that have Park vehicle perpendicular to the ground on level
come into contact with coolants.
surface by using side stand. Remove 2 nos
Keep coolant out of the reach of children.
screws to access expansion tank cap.
Check coolant level in engine cold condition only.
Coolant Specifications Ensure coolant level is between Min & Max mark.
Antifreeze ready mix 50:50 Always top up coolant through reservoir cap (A).
(Recommended Brand- Always replace coolant with recommended coolant
Motul : Moto cool expert, Castrol : Radicool only.
Total coolant quantity : 1000 ml. Use nitrile rubber hand glows while
(750~780 ml in radiator & draining & topping up coolant.
220~230 ml expansion tank). Do not top up coolant through radiator cap.

0.8 to
0.9 mm


Periodic Maintenance
Spark Plug Drive Chain Slackness
Remove spark plugs by using plug spanner. Chain slackness will have to be adjusted
Clean the spark plugs at 20000 Kms.. whenever required.
Adjust the gaps if incorrect by bending outer Std. Chain slackness 20 ~ 30 mm.
electrode carefully. Marking on chain adjusters should be
Spark Plug Gap : 0.8 to 0.9 mm. identically positioned on both sides.
Spark Plug Ensure application of 10 Kg.m (98.1 N.m)
(2 Nos.) : CHAMPION (PRG6HCC) torque to rear axle nut.
(LH A + RH B
28 (Center C)
Drive Chain Cleaning Method of O-ring
Drive Chain (O-ring type)
Chain Lubrication
Drive chain must be cleaned & lubricated as
Park vehicle perpendicular to the ground on
per periodic maintenance schedule.
level surface. Clean the chain by using lint
free cloth (If excessive mud / slush found
O rings must always be kept wet for
approach Bajaj dealer for proper cleaning).
best performance hence lubricate every
500 Km. Shake the can vigorously by holding vertically
upright till the noise of steel ball inside heard
O-ring chain lubrication can easily be
done by owners using Bajaj Chain Lube
Hold spray can at the back of rear sprocket
Spray Can available with Bajaj dealers with extension tube nose at 5~10 cm.
for sale. Rotate the wheel in reverse direction & spray
the lube on middle portion of the chain up to
full length of the chain.
Front Brake Fluid Reservoir Rear Brake Fluid Reservoir
Front & Rear Brake Fluid Level Condensation occurs when atmospheric air containing
Front brake fluid reservoir is located on RH water vapor or humidity enters the headlamp through
side of Handle bar. the vents due to temperature difference. A thin film
of fog can form on the inside surface of the headlamp
Rear brake fluid reservoir is located behind RH lens. The thin fog will clear and exit through the vents
pillion holder bracket. during normal operating condition.
To check the brake fluid level, park the vehicle at Condensation & fogging of headlamp lens may happen
upright position on level surface. with handle bar during rain or after washing.
in straight ahead condition.
Moisture condensation inside the headlamp lens will
Always ensure that brake fluid level is above disappear gradually by switching ON the headlamp in
MIN mark given on inspection Window. high beam and driving the vehicle at 30 to 40 Kmph
Incase of level drop, use only DOT-4 brake fluid speed for about 15 minutes.
(from sealed container) for top up & replacement. Time for evaporation will vary depending on the
Headlamp Care humidity of the ambient air.

Condensation inside headlamp is a natural

If fog inside the headlamp does not evaporate bring
phenomenon. the vehicle to Bajaj Authorised Dealer for inspection.
Periodic Maintenance &
Lubrication Chart
Sr. Service 1st 2nd 3rd
Operation 500 4500 9500
Every 5000 Km after Remarks
No. Kms ~ ~ ~ Previous Service
750 5000 10000
Ensure to prevent water entry in
1. Clean the vehicle with water wash petrol tank, silencer & electrical

& dry completely parts. Use caustic free detergent
for washing.

2. *Engine oil C,R R R R R R R R SAE 10W50 API SL or JASOMA2

3. Engine oil filter R R R R

Oil strainer cleaning at

4. Oil strainer & Evacuation Strainer CL CL CL CL CL
the time of oil change.

CL, C&A at 20,000 Kms. Replace

5. Spark plug CL, C,A
C,A after 40,000 Kms

Replace after every 20,000 kms.

6. Air cleaner element R R
Cleaning not required.

7. In line fuel filter R R Replace after every 20,000 Kms.

8. Fuel pipe C,R C,R Replace if required.

Tick in the box R after replacing the periodic parts.

Periodic Maintenance &
Lubrication Chart
Sr. Service 1st 2nd 3rd
Operation 500 4500 9500
Every 5000 Km after Remarks
No. Kms ~ ~ ~ Previous Service
750 5000 10000

Check & adjust at every

9. Valve tappet clearance C, A C, A
20,000 kms.

Customer to apply OKS chain

10. Sealed drive chain cleaning & lubrication C,L,A C,L,A C,L,A C,L,A C,L,A C,L,A C,L,A C,L,A
lub spray at 500 Kms.

11. Air filter drain tube CL CL CL CL Clean at every 10000 kms.

12. Silencer drain hole cleaning CL CL CL CL CL CL CL

End chamber to be
13. End chamber tail pipe cleaning CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
cleaned using brush.

Use recommended
14. Brake pedal pivot pin C,L,R C C,L,R C,L,R C,L,R C,L,R C,L,R C,L,R
AP grease.

Brake lining or pad - Check Replace brake shoes/pad

15. C,R C,R C,R C,R R C,R C,R R
wear indicator at every 15000 Kms.

Use recommended brake fluid

16. Brake fluid level - top up / replace C,A,R C,A R

Disc brake assly - Check functionality,

17. C C C C C C C C
leakage or any other damage.
Tick in the box R after replacing the periodic parts.
Periodic Maintenance &
Lubrication Chart
Sr. Service 1st 2nd 3rd
Operation 500 4500 9500
Every 5000 Km after Remarks
No. Kms ~ ~ ~ Previous Service
750 5000 10000

18. All cables free play C, A C, A C, A C, A C, A C, A C, A C, A

Wiring harness & Battery connections-

19. C,A,T C,A,T C,A,T C,A,T C,A,T C,A,T C,A,T C,A,T
routing, tie bands & clamps tightness.

20. Steering play C, A C, A C, A C, A C, A C, A C, A C, A

Ignition switch barrel cleaning & handle

21. C,CL C,CL C,CL C,CL C,CL C,CL C,CL C,CL Use recommended WD40 spray
bar control switchescontacts cleaning.
Check & replace if damaged.
Steering stem bearing & C,CL C,CL C,CL C,CL
22. Use HP Lithon RR3 grease for
Cap steering bearing (Plastic) L,R L,R L,R L,R

23. Side stand pin CL,L CL,L CL,L CL,L

24. All fasteners tightness CT CT CT CT CT CT CT CT Use recommended AP grease.

General lubrication-Clutch lever,

25. L L L L L L L L Use recommended AP grease.
front brake lever

Use recommended
26. Coolant level in expansion tank C,A C,A C,A C,A C,A C,A C,A C,A
'Ready to use coolant'.
Tick in the box R after replacing the periodic parts.
Periodic Maintenance &
Lubrication Chart
Sr. Service 1st 2nd 3rd
Operation 500 4500 9500 Every 5000 Km after Remarks
No. Kms ~ ~ ~ Previous Service
750 5000 10000

27. Coolant hose damage/clamps/leakage C C C C C C C

28. Radiator fins C C C C C C C

Applicable for product with

29. EVAP Drain tube cleaning CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL EVAP system only

*It is strongly recommended to use only Bajaj recommended oil.

C: Check, A: Adjust, CL: Clean, R: Replace, T: Tighten, L: Lubricate

Following items are chargeable to Customer.

Oil, Coolant, Filters, All types of greases, Cleaning agents, Cables, Wear & tear parts, Rubber O rings/oil seals/pipes, Gaskets etc.

Non-Use Maintenance
Non-use maintenance is necessary if a vehicle Fill 10% excess air pressure in both wheels.
remains off road for a longer duration (more Do not apply oil on front brake disc, to
than 15 days**). The correct and careful non- prevent rusting. If the front brake disc rusts
use maintenance carried out before storing the during storage, do not attempt to clean it
vehicle will prevent the vehicle from rusting and with soap water. The rust will go off
automatically during first few application of
from such other non-operational damages like
fire hazards.
Clean the entire vehicle thoroughly. ** For Battery
Empty the fuel from the fuel tank and (if fuel a. Remove battery and keep it on wooden
is left in for a longer time, the fuel will break plank, in properly ventilated area.
and gummy substance could clog the b. Before taking the vehicle for use.
carburettor). Get the battery recharged from the
Remove spark plug & put several drops of Authorised Service Center / Battery Dealer.
Engine oil into the cylinder. Self start engine Apply petroleum jelly on terminals. (applicable
over slowly a few times to coat cylinder wall to certain models).
with oil & install back spark plug.
Preparation for regular use after storage
Set the vehicle on a box or a stand so that
both wheels are raised off the ground. Clean the vehicle
Spray oil on all unpainted metal surfaces to Make sure the spark plug is tight.
prevent rusting. Avoid getting oil on rubber Fill the fuel tank with fuel.
parts or brake liners. Change the engine oil.
Cover entire vehicle neatly. Make sure that Check all the points listed in the
storage area is well ventilated & free from Daily Safety Checks section.
any source of flames or spark. Check and inflate tyres to proper tyre pressure.
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