Periodic Maintenance Procedures
If it does not, adjust the brake light switch.
While holding the switch body, turn the adjusting nut to
adjust the switch.
Switch Body [A]
Adjusting Nut [B]
Light sooner as the body rises [C]
Light later as the body lowers [D]
To avoid damaging the electrical connections in-
side the switch, be sure that the switch body does
not turn during adjustment.
Front Fork Oil Leak Inspection
Visually inspect the front forks [A] for oil leakage, scoring
or scratches on the outer surface of the inner tubes.
Replace or repair any defective parts, if necessary.
Rear Shock Absorber Oil Leak Inspection
Visually inspect the shock absorbers [A] for oil leakage.
If they are oil leaked, one unit feels weaker than the other,
replace both shock absorber as a set.
Swingarm Pivot Lubrication
Remove the swingarm (see Suspension chapter).
Clean the old grease out of the bearings.
Apply grease to the inner surface of the needle bearings
Apply a thin coat of grease to the lips [B] of the grease
Install the swingarm (see Suspension chapter).
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