Rebound Damping Adjustment (Left Front Fork)
Place the jack under the frame so that the front wheel off
Special Tools - Jack: 57001-1238
Jack Attachment: 57001-1608
To adjust rebound damping, turn the adjuster [A] on the
left front fork cylinder valve with a flat tip screwdriver until
you feel a click. Adjust the rebound damping to suit your
preference under special condition.
Seated position [A]: adjuster turned fully clockwise.
Do not force the rebound damping adjuster beyond
the fully seated position, or the adjusting mecha-
nism may be damaged.
Rebound Damping Adjuster Setting
(US, CA, AU) 13 clicks [B]
(EUR, BR) 14 clicks [C]
Softer (Counterclockwise) [D]
Harder (Clockwise) [E]
*: Although you can turn the adjuster beyond the ad-
justable range, effecting no changes to damping
force, use it within the adjustable range.
Refer to Front Fork Oil Change in the Periodic Mainte-
Front Fork Removal
Number Plate (see Number Plate Removal in the Frame
Front Brake Hose Clamp Bolts [A]
Front Brake Hose Clamps [B]
Front Caliper Mounting Bolts [A]
Remove the caliper [B] from the fork leg, and rest the
caliper on some kind of stand so that it doesn't dangle.
Front Protector Bolts [C]
Fork Protector [D]
Front Wheel (see Front Wheel Removal in the