2-52 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Drain the extra oil from the subtank oil hole [A].
With the cylinder unit in horizontal position, move [A] the
piston rod [B] by hand to inspect it if operating smoothly.
If the piston rod is not extend, remove the base valve
assembly and perform the air bleeding (pour the specified
amount fork oil and discharge an excess of oil).
Make sure about 16 mm (0.63 in.) [A] of push rod thread
is exposed from the locknut [B].
Completely wipe of the fork oil from the spring [A], spacer
[B] and cylinder unit [C].
Insert above-mentioned parts into the fork.
Clamp the axle holder with a vise.
Protect the axle holder with a rag when using a vise.
Clamping the axle holder too tight can damage it
which will affect riding stability.
Do not clamp the axle holder too tight.