Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Straighten the claws [A] of the claw washer.
Remove the steering stem locknut [B] and claw washer
Adjust the steering.
Special Tool - Steering Stem Nut Wrench [A]: 57001-1100
If the steering is too tight, loosen the stem nut [B] a fraction
of a turn.
If the steering is too loose, tighten the stem nut a fraction
of a turn.
Turn the stem nut 1/8 turn at time maximum.
Replace the claw washer with a new one.
Install the claw washer [A] so that its bent side [B] faces
upward, and engage the bent claws with the grooves of
stem locknut [C].
Hand tighten the stem locknut until it touches the claw
Tighten the stem locknut clockwise until the claws are
aligned with the grooves (ranging from 2nd to 4th) of stem
nut [D], and bend the 2 claws downward [E].
Install the steering stem head.
Install the washer, and tighten the stem head nut.
Torque - Steering Stem Head Nut: 49 N·m (5.0 kgf·m, 36
Check the steering again.
If the steering is still too tight or too loose, repeat the ad-
Install the removed parts.
Upper Front Fork Clamp Bolts: 20 N·m (2.0 kgf·m,
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