2-64 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Hold the axle holder with a vise.
Protect the axle holder with a soft jaw or heavy cloth when
using a vise.
Clamping the axle holder too tight can damage it
which will affect riding stability.
Do not clamp the axle holder too tight.
Insert the push rod [A] into the piston rod.
Replace the O-ring [A] and gasket [B] on the adjuster as-
sembly with new ones and apply specified fork oil to the
Slowly turn the adjuster assembly [A] clockwise until re-
sistance is felt and check the clearance between the lock-
nut [B] and adjuster assembly for more than 1 mm (0.04
Turn the locknut [A] counterclockwise until it contacts the
adjuster assembly [B].
Secure the locknut using a wrench, tighten the adjuster
assembly to the specified torque.
Torque - Adjuster Assembly Locknut: 28 N·m (2.9 kgf·m, 21