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Checking The Front Fork; Checking The Steering - Yamaha YZF-R125 Owner's Manual

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PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT

Checking the front fork

The condition and operation of the
front fork must be checked as follows
at the intervals specified in the periodic
maintenance and lubrication chart.
To check the condition
Check the inner tubes for scratches,
damage and excessive oil leakage.
To check the operation
1. Place the vehicle on a level sur-
6
face and hold it in an upright posi-
tion. WARNING! To avoid injury,
securely support the vehicle so
there is no danger of it falling
over.
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2. While applying the front brake,
push down hard on the handle-
bars several times to check if the
front fork compresses and re-
bounds smoothly.
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NOTICE
If any damage is found or the front
fork does not operate smoothly,
have a Yamaha dealer check or re-
pair it.
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Checking the steering

Worn or loose steering bearings may
cause danger. Therefore, the operation
of the steering must be checked as fol-
lows at the intervals specified in the
periodic maintenance and lubrication
chart.
1. Place a stand under the engine to
raise the front wheel off the
ground. (See page 6-36 for more
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information.)
avoid injury, securely support
the vehicle so there is no danger
of it falling over.
2. Hold the lower ends of the front
fork legs and try to move them for-
ward and backward. If any free
play can be felt, have a Yamaha
dealer check or repair the steer-
ing.
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WARNING!
To
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