Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Drain the extra oil from the cylinder unit oil holes [A].
With the cylinder unit in horizontal position, slide [A] the
piston rod [B] by hand to inspect it if operating smoothly.
Be careful not to bend or damage the piston rod
when the piston rod is stroked.
Make sure about 16 mm (0.63 in.) [A] of push rod thread
is exposed from the locknut [B].
Completely wipe off the fork oil from the cylinder unit [A].
Insert the cylinder unit to the outer tube [B].
Temporarily tighten the fork top plug [A] by using the top
plug wrench [B].
Special Tool - Top Plug Wrench, 49 mm: 57001-1653
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE 2-63