2-32 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Brake Panel Lubrication
Disassemble the brake panel (see Brake Panel Disas-
sembly in the Brakes chapter).
Clean all old grease out of the brake parts with a cloth.
Apply high-temperature grease to the following.
Brake Shoe Anchor Pin [A]
Spring Ends [B]
Cam Surfaces [C]
Cam Shaft Groove [D]
Front Fork Inspection
Visually inspect the front fork for oil leakage, scoring or
scratches on the outer surface of the inner tubes [A].
Holding the brake lever, pump the front fork down and up
manually to check for smooth operation.
If the fork shown damages or oil leak, replace the dam-
If the fork rattles, inspect the oil level or tightening torque.
If the inner tube is badly bent or creased, replace
Excessive bending, followed by subsequent
straightening, can weaken the inner tube.
Front Fork Oil Change
Remove the cap.
Loosen the front fork upper clamp bolt [A].
Remove the snap ring [B] while pressing the top plug [C],
and then remove the top plug with O-ring.
Remove the front fork (see Front Fork Removal in the
Thoroughly clean the fork before disassembly.
Be careful not scratch the inner tube and not to
damage the dust seal.
Avoid scratching or damaging the inner tube or the
dust seal. Use a mild detergent and sponge out dirt
with plenty of water.