2-66 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Apply grease to the O-ring on the air valve adapter.
When using the air valve adapter, make sure that there
is no dust or foreign material on the threads and O-ring.
Install the air valve adapter [A].
Adjust the air pressure in each fork leg within the specified
Standard setting: 240 kPa (2.4 kgf/cm², 35 psi)
Adjustable Range: 220 ∼ 280 kPa (2.2 ∼ 2.8 kgf/cm²,
32 ∼ 41 psi)
During air pressure adjustment, be careful that the
lower end of the front fork does not contact the ground
Do not pressurize the fork to more than 500 kPa (5.0
kgf/cm², 73 psi) or the fork may be damaged.
Remove the air valve adapter.
Do not ride with the air valve adapter attached to the
Always cap the air valve adapter during storage.
Install the front forks to the motorcycle (see Front Fork
Installation in the Suspension chapter).
Temporarily tighten the front fork clamp bolts.
After installing the front fork, tighten the top plug [A].
Special Tool - Top Plug Wrench, 49 mm [B]: 57001-1653