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Rear Shock Absorber Disassembly (oil Change); Rear Shock Absorber Assembly; Rear Shock Absorber Scrapping - Kawasaki KX450F Service Manual

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Rear Shock Absorber
Using the hook wrenches [C], loosen the locknut [B] and
turn the adjusting nut [A] all way up.
Special Tool - Hook Wrench R37.5, R42: 57001-1101
Remove the rear shock absorber from the vise.
Slide down the rubber bumper [A].
Remove the spring guides [B] from the shock absorber
and lift off the spring [C].
Exchange the spring for an optional part. Install the spring
so that closed coil large diameter end [A] faces upward.
Install the spring guide.
Adjust the spring preload (see Spring Preload Adjust-
ment).
Install the rear shock absorber.
Install the parts removed.

Rear Shock Absorber Disassembly (Oil Change)

Refer to the Rear Shock Absorber Oil Change in the Pe-
riodic Maintenance chapter.

Rear Shock Absorber Assembly

Refer to the Rear Shock Absorber Oil Change in the Pe-
riodic Maintenance chapter.

Rear Shock Absorber Scrapping

Since the reserve tank of the rear shock absorber
contains nitrogen gas, do not incinerate the reserve
tank without first releasing the gas or it may ex-
plode.
Remove the shock absorber (see Rear Shock Absorber
Removal).
Remove the valve cap [A] and release the nitrogen gas
completely from the gas reservoir.
Remove the valve.
Since the high pressure gas is dangerous, do not
point the valve toward your face or body.
WARNING
WARNING
SUSPENSION 13-45

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