2-58 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Steering Stem Bearing Lubrication
Remove the steering stem (see Stem, Stem Bearing Re-
moval in the Steering chapter).
Using a high flash-point solvent, wash the upper and
lower ball bearings [A] in the cages.
Wipe the upper and lower outer races which are press
-fitted into the frame head pipe to clean off grease and
Visually check the outer races and the ball bearings.
Replace the bearing assemblies if they show wear or
Pack the upper and lower ball bearings in the cages with
grease, and apply a light coat of grease to the upper and
lower outer races.
Install the steering stem (see Stem, Stem Bearing Instal-
lation in the Steering chapter).
Adjust the steering (see Steering Play Adjustment).
Electronic Steering Damper Oil Leak Inspection
Visually inspect the steering damper [A] for oil leakage.
If the oil leakage is found on it, replace the steering
damper with a new one (see Electronic Steering Damper
Removal/Installation in the Steering chapter).
Lights and Switches Operation Inspection
Set the gear position in the neutral position.
Turn the ignition switch on.
The following lights should go on according to below table.
City Light (LED) [A]
Taillight (LED) [B]
License Plate Light [C]