• Remove the dust seal 6 and oil seal stopper ring 7.
• Separate the inner tube out of the outer tube.
• Remove the following parts.
A Oil seal
B Oil seal retainer
C Anti-friction metal (Outer)
D Anti-friction metal (Inner)
E Oil lock piece
DAMPER ROD RING
Inspect the damper rod ring for wear or damage. If damper rod
ring is worn or damaged, replace it with a new one.
INNER AND OUTER TUBES
Inspect the inner and outer tube sliding surfaces for scratches or
damage. Replace the tube(s) if necessary.