Stem, Stem Bearing Removal
Inner Cover (see Inner Cover Removal in the Frame
Upper Fairing (see Upper Fairing Removal in the Frame
Upper Fairing Bracket (see Upper Fairing Bracket Re-
moval in the Frame chapter)
Front Wheel (see Front Wheel Removal in the
Handlebar (see Handlebar Removal)
Front Forks (see Front Fork Removal in the Suspension
Steering Stem Head (see Steering Play Adjustment in
the Periodic Maintenance chapter)
Bend the claws [A] of claw washer straighten.
Remove the steering stem locknut [B].
Special Tool - Steering Stem Nut Wrench: 57001-1100
Remove the claw washer.
Pushing up the stem base, and remove the steering stem
nut [A] with stem cap [B].
Special Tool - Steering Stem Nut Wrench [C]: 57001-1100
Steering Stem [D]
Upper Ball Bearing Inner Race and Ball Bearing
To remove the ball bearing outer races [A] pressed into
the head pipe [B], insert a bar [C] into the recesses of
head pipe, and applying it to both recess alternately ham-
mer it to drive the race out.
If either steering stem bearing is damaged, it is recom-
mended that both the upper and lower bearings (includ-
ing outer races) should be replaced with new ones.