Fork Oil Level Check (Simplify)
Refer to Fork Oil Level Check (Simplify) in the Periodic Maintenance
Oil Change/Oil Level Adjustment (each fork leg)
Remove the front fork (see this chapter).
Remove the following.
The top plugs are under extreme spring force. Use care when
removing the top plugs. Wear eye and face protection.
Hold the fork tube upside down over a clean container and pump it
to drain the oil.
Fill the front fork to the top with speciﬁed oil.
SS-8 or SAE10W20
Front Fork Oil Capacity (completely dry)
163 ± 2.5 mL
Adjust the oil level.
With the fork fully compressed, put the oil level gauge [A] and the
stopper [B], and inspect the distance from the top of the inner tube
to the oil.
Special Tools - Fork Oil Level Gauge: 57001–1290
Oil Level (fully compressed, without spring)
If no oil is drawn out, there is insufﬁcient oil in the fork tube. Pour in
enough oil, then drawn out the excess oil.
Install the parts removed (see Front Fork Assembly)
Front Fork Removal
Remove the front brake cable clamp [A].
Remove the front brake cable [B].
Remove the front wheel (see Wheels/Tires chapter).
89 ± 2 mm