2-58 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Right Front Fork
Remove the air valve caps [A].
Set the front fork upright state.
Bleed air by pushing down the air valves in the order of
balance chamber air valve [A], outer chamber air valve
[B] and inner chamber air valve [C].
First, bleed air in a balance chamber.
The oil may spout from the air valve.
Press the chamber cap [A] and remove the circlip [B].
Cover the chamber cap [A] with the clean cloth [B], and
then hold the clean cloth to the outer tube with the tape.
Pumping the outer tube several times to remove the
Pressure within the chamber can push the chamber
cap out with great force, creating the potential for
injury. To avoid injury, point the chamber cap away
from your body when pumping the outer tube and
cover it with a cloth as shown.