REAR SHOCK ABSORBER
This shock absorber is provided with a
separate type tank filled with high-pressure
nitrogen gas. To prevent the danger of ex-
plosion, read and understand the following
information before handling the shock ab-
The manufacturer can not be held respon-
sible for property damage or personal in-
jury that may result from improper han-
1. Never tamper or attempt to disassemble
the cylinder or the tank.
2. Never throw the shock absorber into an
open flame or other high heat. The shock
absorber may explode as a result of ni-
trogen gas expansion and/or damage to
3. Be careful not to damage any part of the
gas tank. A damaged gas tank will impair
the damping performance or cause a
4. Take care not to scratch the contact sur-
face of the piston rod with the cylinder;
or oil could leak out.
5. Never attempt to remove the plug at the
bottom of the nitrogen gas tank. It is very
dangerous to remove the plug.
6. When scrapping the shock absorber, fol-
low the instructions on disposal.
NOTES ON DISPOSAL (YAMAHA DEAL-
Before disposing the shock absorber, be sure to
extract the nitrogen gas from valve 1. Wear eye
protection to prevent eye damage from escaping
gas and/or metal chips.
To dispose of a damaged or worn-out
shock absorber, take the unit to your
Yamaha dealer for this disposal procedure.