Tighten the following:
Stem Head Nut: 49 N.m (5.0 kgf.m, 36
Front Fork Lower Clamp Bolts: 20 N.m (2.0 kgf.m,
the two clamp bolts alternately two times to en-
o Tighten the top plug before tightening the upper fork
Reinspect the steering.
*If it still feels tight or loose, inspect every part of the steer-
.Install the removed parts.
Steering Stem and Stem Bearing Removal
Fuel Tank (see Fuel Tank Removal)
Front Wheel (see Wheel/Tires chapter)
Front Fender (see Frame chapter)
Ignition Switch Connector [A]
Front Fork Clamp Bolts [B]
Harness and Cable Holder Bolts [C]
Handlebar Clamps [D]
Remove the stem head nut [F] and washer.
Remove the front fork [G] (see Suspension chapter).
Remove the stem head [H].
Remove the brake hose joint mounting bolts [A].