Honda NSS300 Forza - Owner's Manual > Washing

Allow the engine, muffler, brakes, and other high-temperature parts to cool before washing.

1. Rinse your scooter thoroughly using a garden hose to remove loose dirt.

2. If necessary, use a sponge or a soft towel with mild cleaner to remove road grime.

3. Thoroughly rinse your scooter with plenty of clean water and dry with a soft, clean cloth.

4. After the scooter dries, lubricate any moving parts.

5. Apply a coat of wax to prevent corrosion.

Washing Precautions

Follow these guidelines when washing:

Aluminium Components

Aluminium will corrode from contact with dirt, mud, or road salt. Clean aluminium parts regularly and follow these guidelines to avoid scratches:


Follow these guidelines to prevent scratches and blemishes:

Exhaust Pipe and Muffler

When the exhaust pipe and muffler are painted, do not use a commercially available abrasive kitchen cleaning compound. Use a neutral detergent to clean the painted surface on the exhaust pipe and muffler. If you are not sure if your exhaust pipe and muffler are painted, contact your dealer.

See also:

 Honda NSS300 Forza - Owner's Manual > Caring for Your Scooter

 Honda NSS300 Forza - Owner's Manual > Storing Your Scooter

If you store your scooter outdoors, you should consider using a full-body motorcycle cover. If you won't be riding for an extended period, follow these guidelines: Wash your scooter and wax all painted surfaces (except matte painted surfaces).