MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT
The front fork operation and oil leak-
age should be checked in accordance
with the Periodic Maintenance Chart.
For various riding or load conditions
the front fork can be adjusted for:
– Spring preload
– Rebound damping force
– Compression damping force
Improper fork leg adjustment
can cause poor handling and
loss of stability, which could
lead to an accident. Always ad-
just the fork legs on the left and
right side to the same setting.
Front Fork Inspection
Holding the brake lever, pump the
front fork up and down several times
to inspect smooth stroke.
Visually inspect the front fork for oil
leakage, scoring or scratches on the
outer surface of the inner tube.
If any doubt about the front fork, it
should be checked by an authorized
A. Inner Tube