The front fork operation and oil leak-
age should be checked in accordance
with the Periodic Maintenance Chart.
After riding through muddy or dusty
roads, the front inner tube should be
Sticking muds or dusts on the
sliding surface of the front fork
could damage to the oil seal,
leading to an oil leak. Clean the
sliding surface after each ride.
Front Fork Inspection
Holding the brake lever, pump the
front fork up and down by several
times for inspection of smooth stroke.
Visually inspect the front fork for oil
leakage, scoring or scratches on the
outer surface of the inner tube.
MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT
If any doubt about the front fork, it
should be done by an authorized
A. Inner Tube
The standard air pressure in the front
fork legs is atmospheric pressure. The
air pressure in the fork legs increases
as the fork heats up, so the fork action
will get stiffer as the vehicle operation