2-56 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Completely wipe off the fork oil from the cylinder unit [A].
Insert the cylinder unit to the outer tube [B].
Do not make the piston rod contact to the outer
tube. The piston rod could be damage.
Temporarily tighten the cylinder unit [A] by using the top
plug wrench [B].
Special Tool - Top Plug Wrench, 50 mm: 57001-1645
Hold the axle holder with a vise.
Protect the axle holder with a soft jaw or heavy cloth when
using a vise.
Clamping the axle holder too tight can damage it
which will affect riding stability.
Do not clamp the axle holder too tight.
Replace the O-ring [A] on the adjuster assembly [B] with
a new one and apply teflon grease to the O-ring.
Insert the push rod [C] into the piston rod.
Install the adjuster assembly to the push rod.
Slowly turn the adjuster assembly [A] clockwise until re-
sistance is felt and check the clearance between the lock-
nut [B] and adjuster assembly for more than 1 mm (0.04