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Checking The Play Of The Steering Head Bearing - Husqvarna TE 125 EU Owner's Manual

Husqvarna motorcycles 2014 owner's manual
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12
SERVICE WORK ON THE CHASSIS
12.13

Checking the play of the steering head bearing

Warning
Danger of accidents Unstable vehicle handling from incorrect steering head bearing play.
Adjust the steering head bearing play without delay. (Your authorized Husqvarna workshop will be glad to help.)
Info
If the bike is ridden with play in the steering head bearing, the bearing, and the bearing seats in the frame can become damaged
over time.
Mount and tighten screw
Guideline
Screw, top steering stem
L01627-10
Tighten screws
Guideline
Screw, top triple clamp
L01670-11
Position the brake caliper. Mount and tighten screws
Guideline
Screw, front brake caliper
Mount cable binder
Position the brake line, wiring harness, and clamp. Mount and tighten screws
Install the front fender. (
Install the headlight mask with the headlight. (
C00578-11
Install the front wheel.
Finishing work
Check that the wiring harness, throttle cables, and brake and clutch lines can move
freely and are routed correctly.
Check the play of the steering head bearing. (
Remove the motorcycle from the lift stand. (
Preparatory work
Raise the motorcycle with the lift stand. (
Main work
Move the handlebar to the straight-ahead position. Move the fork legs to and fro in
the direction of travel.
No play should be noticeable in the steering head bearing.
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If there is noticeable play present:
Adjust the play of the steering head bearing.
Move the handlebar to and fro over the entire steering range.
The handlebar must be able to move easily over the entire steering range. There
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should be no perceptible detent positions.
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