2-64 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Using the suitable tool [A] and press, push the reservoir
cap [B] in 10 mm (0.39 in.).
Remove the circlip [C] from the gas reservoir.
Pull the gas reservoir cap [B] out of the gas reservoir using
the pliers [A].
Pry or tap [A] at the gaps [B] in the stop [C] with suitable
tools to free the stop from the rear shock body [D].
Slide the stop up the top of the piston rod then lightly tap
around the seal with a suitable rod and mallet, and push
the seal assembly 10 mm (0.39 in.) down.
Remove the circlip [A].
Lightly move the piston rod back and forth, and pull out
the piston rod assembly.
Pour the oil out of the rear shock body into the suitable
Visually inspect the piston [A], O-ring [B], and oil seal assy
If the piston, O-ring and oil seal assy are badly scored,
rusty or damaged, replace them.