Drain the fork oil into a suitable container and remove the
Pump the piston rod [A] up and down at least ten times to
expel the oil from the fork.
Special Tool - Fork Piston Rod Puller, M10 × 1.0 [B]: 57001
Hold the fork tube upright, press the outer tube [A] and
the piston rod all the way down.
Pour in the type and amount of fork oil specified.
KHL15-10 or equivalent
Amount (Per Side):
When changing oil (for reference):
Right Front Fork Approx. 450 mL (15.2 US oz.)
Left Front Fork Approx. 455 mL (15.4 US oz.)
After disassembly and completely dry:
Right Front Fork 528 ±4 mL (17.9 ±0.1 US oz.)
Left Front Fork 535 ±4 mL (18.1 ±0.1 US oz.)
Measure the oil level as follows.
Hold the inner tube vertically in a vise.
Using the piston rod puller [A], move the piston rod [B] up
and down more than ten times in order to expel all the air
from the fork oil.
Special Tool - Fork Piston Rod Puller, M10 × 1.0: 57001
Remove the piston rod puller.
Wait until the oil level settles.
With the fork fully compressed and the piston rod fully
pushed in, insert a tape measure or rod into the inner
tube, and measure the distance from the top of the outer
tube to the oil.