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Compression Damping Adjustment; Oil Change (each Fork Leg); Front Fork Removal - Kawasaki KX450F Service Manual

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13-12 SUSPENSION
Front Fork (KX450D6F ∼ D7F)

Compression Damping Adjustment

Place the jack under the frame so that the front wheel off
the ground.
Special Tool - Jack: 57001-1238
To adjust compression damping, turn the adjuster [A] on
the front fork top plugs with the blade of a screwdriver until
you feel a click. Adjust the compression damping to suit
you preference under special condition.
The left and right fork legs must have the same shock
damping.
Seated positions: adjuster turned fully clockwise [A].
Compression Damping Adjuster Setting
Standard:
12 clicks [B] (KX450D6F)
9 clicks, (EUR) 10 clicks (KX450D7F)
Softer (Counterclockwise) [C]
Harder (Clockwise) [D]
*: Number of turns counterclockwise usable range;
- 16 clicks or more (KX450D6F)
- 22 clicks or more (KX450D7F)
Counterclockwise from the fully seated position

Oil Change (each fork leg)

Refer to Front Fork Oil Change in the Periodic Mainte-
nance chapter.

Front Fork Removal

Unscrew the bolts [A], and remove the front brake hose
clamps [B].
Remove:
Front wheel (see Front Wheel Removal in the
Wheels/Tires chapter)
Bolts [A]
Remove the caliper [B] from the fork leg to be removed,
and rest the caliper on some kind of stand so that it doesn't
dangle.
Remove:
Bolts [C]
Fork Protector [D]
NOTE

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  • paulo sergio borges Apr 13, 2016 05:03:
    quantidade oleo suspencao kx 450 f