Rear Shock Absorber
Rear Shock Absorber Inspection
Remove the rear shock absorber (see Rear Shock Ab-
Visually inspect the following items.
Crack or Dent
If there is any damage to the rear shock absorber, replace
Visually inspect the rubber bushings [A].
If it show any signs of damage, replace it.
Rear Shock Absorber Scrapping
Since the rear shock absorber contains nitrogen
gas, do not incinerate the rear shock absorber with-
out first releasing the gas or it may explode.
Before a rear shock absorber is scrapped, drill a
hole at the point [A] shown to release the nitrogen
gas completely. Wear safety glasses when drilling
the hole, as the gas may blow out bits of drilled
metal when the hole opens.