Torque - Steering Stem Head Nut [A]: 44 N·m (4.5 kgf·m, 32
Front Fork Clamp Bolts (Upper) [B]: 20 N·m (2.0
kgf·m, 15 ft·lb)
Front Fork Clamp Bolts (Lower) [C]: 30 N·m (3.1
kgf·m, 22 ft·lb)
Install the other removed parts (see appropriate chap-
If the handlebar does not turn to the steering stop it
may cause an accident resulting in injury or death.
Be sure the cables, harnesses and hoses are routed
properly and do not interfere with handlebar move-
ment (see Cable, Wire, and Hose Routing section in
the Appendix chapter).
Check and Adjust:
Clutch Cable (KLX110D Models)
Stem Bearing Lubrication
Refer to the Stem Bearing Lubrication in the Periodic
Stem Bearing Inspection
Using high flash-point solvent, wipe the bearings clean of
grease and dirt.
Wipe the upper and lower outer races, which are press
-fitted into the frame head pipe, clean off grease and dirt.
Check the upper races and steel balls.
If the balls or races are worn, or if either race is dented,
replace both races and all the balls for that bearing as a
Visually check the lower outer race and tapered roller.
Replace the bearing assembly if it show damage.
Stem Warp Inspection
Whenever the steering stem is removed, or if the steering
cannot be adjusted for smooth action, check the steering
stem for straightness.
If the steering stem shaft [A] is bent, replace the steering