ED model: Remove the axle cap .
Remove the front axle nut .
Loosen the left front axle holder pinch bolts .
Loosen the right front axle holder pinch bolts .
Support the motorcycle using a safety stand or hoist,
raise the front wheel off the ground.
Remove the front axle , front wheel, and side collars
Turn the inner race of each bearing with your finger.
The bearings should turn smoothly and quietly.
Also check that the outer race fits tightly in the wheel
Inspect the following parts for damage, abnormal wear,
deformation, or bend.
– Front axle
– Front wheel
Measure each part according to FRONT WHEEL/
SUSPENSION/STEERING SPECIFICATIONS (page 1-
Replace any part if it is out of service limit.
• Carefully check balance before installing the wheel.
• The wheel balance must be checked when the tire is
Note the rotating direction mark  on the tire, and upon
tire installation, always fit the tire so that the mark faces
in the normal rotating direction.
• For optimum balance, the tire balance mark  (light
mass point: a paint dot on the side wall) must be
located next to the valve stem . Remount the tire if
Mount the wheel, tire, and brake disc assembly on an
inspection stand .
Spin the wheel, allow it to stop, and mark the lowest
(heaviest) part of the wheel with chalk.
Do this 2 or 3 times to verify the heaviest area.
If the wheel is balanced, it will not stop consistently in
the same position.
To balance the wheel, install a new balance weight on
the lightest side of the rim, on the side opposite the
chalk marks. Add just enough weight so the wheel will
no longer stop in the same position when it is spun.
Do not add more than 60 g (2.1 oz) to the wheel.