Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Remove the base valve assembly [A] from the subtank
Slowly compress the piston rod until it stops so that the
base valve assembly can be removed easily.
Disassembling the base valve assembly can lead to
Do not disassemble the base valve assembly.
Drain the fork oil [A] from the cylinder unit [B] by pumping
the piston rod several times.
Hold the front fork inverted position for more than 20 min-
utes to allow the fork oil to fully drain.
Clean the threads [A] of subtank and base valve assem-
With the piston rod in fully compressed position, pour the
specified amount of fork oil [A].
Plug the two oil holes on the subtank [B] with fingers.
KHL15-10 (KAYABA01) or
170 ml (5.75 US oz.) (KX450D6F)
191 ml (6.46 US oz.)
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