Install a new valve in the rim.
Remove the valve cap, lubricate the stem seal [A] with a
soap and water solution or rubber lubricant, and pull [B]
the valve stem through the rim from the inside out until it
snaps into place.
Do not use engine oil or petroleum distillates to lu-
bricate the stem because they will deteriorate the
The air valve is shown in the figure.
Valve Cap [A]
Valve Core [B]
Stem Seal [C]
Valve Stem [D]
Valve Seat [E]
Valve Opened [F]
Insert the new air valve in the rear wheel rim.
Rear View [A]
Valve Body [B]
Valve Nuts [C]
Valve Washer [D]
Right Side [F]
Remove the valve cap, valve nuts, valve washer and in-
sert the valve stem through the rim from the inside out.
Torque - Rear Air Valve Nuts: 1.5 N·m (0.15 kgf·m, 13 in·lb)
Install the valve cap.
Apply a soap and water solution or rubber lubricant to the
rim flange and tire beads.
Never lubricate with engine oil or petroleum distil-
lates because they will deteriorate the tire.
Check the tire rotation mark on the front and rear tires and
install them on the rim accordingly.
Tire Rotation Mark [A]
Rotating Direction [B]