The north hemisphere is saying goodbye to the freezing atmosphere; birds are singing, worms are crawling, the nature is calling you to Start Your Miles!
Before running into the embrace of the outdoors, have your bikes inspected is vital. But how to perform the inspection? Here's the guideline for riders to get to know deeper about their lovely motorcycles and scooters.

1. Fuel

Check out the analog or digital fuel gauge for fuel volume; after all, it'll be disappointed if the fuel is low right after starting up the trip! For some models that can directly check out fuel level, fill up the tank and compare the real fuel level and the fuel gauge reading, if they don't match, consult an authorized SYM dealer for further check up.

2. Electric/electrical System

Turn ignition key on and inspect instrument panel (battery voltage & indicators), front and rear lights, brake light, winkers, hazard lights, passing light, high beam, license plate light, luggage box light, USB charging socket and horn.

For fuel injection models, the EFi indicator on the instrument panel should go off after starting the engine.

For ABS models, the ABS indicator should go off after starts moving.

If any aforementioned is abnormal, consult an authorized SYM dealer for repair or further check up.

By the way, don't forget to take care of the smart key's battery power.

3. Chemicals

Most SYM models are equipped with hydualic brake system, as known as disk brake system. Brake fluid plays the key role of brake power delivery. To inspect brake fluid level, set the motorcycle upright and align the fluid level mark horozontally, the fluid level should higher the low level mark. Remember to inspect if there's any leakage on the brake lines.

Many SYM scooters and motorcycles' engines are liquid cooled type, the liquid is actually "coolant". Set the bike upright and inspect the coolant level through the inspection window, the level should be between the full and low marks. Also inspect leakage on the liquid cooling system.

Lubrication is inevitable for engines, engine oil is multifunctional, except lubrication, it can also cooling and cleaning, etc. Some models have engine oil level inspection window, the other have engine oil dipstick for level inspection. Refer to the corresponding owners manuals or consult an authorized SYM dealer for detailed steps. If the 

Brake fluid level inspection window

4. Tires

Tire is the only motorcycle part that contacts surfaces. If the tire condition is insufficient, various hazards will come. Tire pressures and thread depth are crucial for safety. Inspect tire surface while checking out tire pressure and thread depth. Inflate tire if needed, refer to the recommended pressure value label on bikes. If tire thread depth is not enough, have the tires replaced by an authorized SYM dealer immediately to regain normal grip.

If the tire needs to be inflated frequently, have the tire inspected by an SYM dealer to see if there's invisible damages.

Minimum thread depth indicator

5. Mechanism

Inspect components such as disk or drum brake system, suspension system, bolts or screws, drive chain with sprockets, parking brake and back mirrors. 


Brake pad thickness groove indicates brake pad wear level
In short, refer to the corresponding owner's manuals before performing the aforementioned, riders can also consult or have the bikes serviced by an authorized SYM dealer. By the way, it's recommended to keep roadside assistance number with the bike. Keep in mind that safety is the only way to enjoy the ride!