Wait for about five minutes so that any suspended air bub-
bles can surface.
Measure the oil level, using the fork oil level gauge [A].
Special Tool - Fork Oil level Gauge: 57001-1290
Set the gauge stopper [B] so that its lower side shows the
oil level distance specified [C].
Insert the gauge tube into the inner tube [D] and position
the stopper across the top of the inner tube [E].
Pull the handle slowly to draw out the excess oil until no
more oil comes up the tube.
If no oil is drawn out from the beginning, there is not
enough oil in the fork. Pour in some more oil, then draw
out the excess.
Front Fork Oil Level (Fully compressed without fork
Install the fork spring with the smaller end [A] facing down-
Replace the O-ring on the top plug with a new one, and
install it to the top plug.
Push down the top plug to install the ring, and then fit the
ring into the groove of the inner tube.
Install the front fork (see Front Fork Installation).
Front Fork Disassembly
Remove the front fork (see Front Fork Removal (each fork
Drain the fork oil (see Front Fork Oil Change).
Hold the front fork horizontally in a vise [A].
Stop the cylinder unit [B] from turning by using the special
Unscrew the Allen bolt [C], and take the gasket out of the
bottom of the outer tube.
Special Tool - Fork Cylinder Holder Handle [D]: 57001-183
Take the cylinder unit out of the inner tube.
160 ±2 mm (6.30 ±0.08 in.)
Fork Cylinder Holder Adapter [E]: 57001
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