Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Drain the fork oil [A] from the cylinder unit [B] by pumping
the piston rod several times.
Clean the threads [A] of cylinder unit and base valve as-
With the piston rod in fully stretched, pour 310 mL (10.5
US oz.) of fork oil [A] into the cylinder unit [B].
Suspension Oil - SS-19 (1 L): 44091-0009
Plug the two oil holes [C] on the cylinder unit with fin-
Pump the piston rod [A] slowly several times to expel air.
With the piston rod fully stretched, check the oil level in
the cylinder unit.
Measure the oil level [A] from the top surface [B] in the
cylinder unit using a suitable gauge.
Fork Cylinder Unit Oil Level
132 ∼ 140 mm (5.20 ∼ 5.51 in.)
Fork oil level may also be measured using the fork oil
Special Tool - Fork Oil Level Gauge: 57001-1290
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE 2-53