Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Insert the cylinder unit [A] to the outer tube [B].
Do not make the piston rod contact to the outer
tube. The piston rod could be damage.
Temporarily install the cylinder unit [A] to the outer tube
[B] using the top plug wrench [C].
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 part too tight can damage
it which will affect riding stability. Do not clamp the
axle holder part too tight.
Replace the O-rings [A] on the sealing bolt [B] and piston
rod [C] with new ones and apply teflon grease to the O
Tighten the lock nut [A] fully.
Slowly turn the sealing bolt [B] clockwise until resistance
is felt and check the clearance [C] between the locknut
and sealing bolt for more than 1.5 mm (0.059 in.).
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE 2-63