Periodic Maintenance Procedures
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
Inject the air of specified pressure to the outer chamber
by using a suitable air pump [A].
Outer Chamber Air Valve [B]
Rapid pressurization of the front fork can damage it.
To avoid damaging the front fork, do not pressurize
the front fork quickly with compressed air; use a
manually operated air pump.
Outer Chamber Air Pressure
100 kPa (1.02 kgf/cm², 14.5 psi)
0 ∼ 130 kPa (0 ∼ 1.33 kgf/cm², 0 ∼ 18.9 psi)
Pour the fork oil [A] of 5 mL (0.17 US oz.) into the balance
Suspension Oil - SS-19 (1 L): 44091-0009
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.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE 2-65