Replace the lower bearing with a new one.
the grease seal on the steering stem, and drive the
lower bearing [A] applied the grease onto the stem.
Apply grease to the upper bearing, and install it in the
the stem shaft through the head pipe and the bear-
ings. Then, while holding the stem base from the bottom,
install the Q-ring [A] on the shaft.
the stem cap  and hand-tighten the locknuts [C].
To install the stem locknut, face its stepped side down.
the stem head.
. Install the washer, and lightly tighten the stem head nut.
Allow the bearings to settle.
OTorque the stem locknut to 39 N.m (4.0 kgf.m, 29 ft.lb).
Steering Stem Nut Wrench: 57001-1100 [A]
OCheck whether the stem turns smoothly without free play.
If it feels tight or has free play, the bearings could be dam-
loosen the stem locknut until the stem turns
ORetighten the stem locknut and stop when the stem starts
to turn hard.
4.9 N.m (0.5 kgf.m, 43
GN050604S 1 C