Separate the outer tube from the inner tube.
Pull out the dust seal.
Remove the retaining ring [A] from the outer tube.
Remove the oil seal [B] and washer [C].
Front Fork Assembly
Replace the following parts with a new one.
Bottom Allen Bolt Gasket
Insert the cylinder unit [A] into the inner tube [B].
Stop the cylinder from turning by using the fork cylinder
Special Tool - Fork Cylinder Holder: 57001-1537
Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the Allen bolt and
Torque - Front Fork Bottom Allen Bolt: 35 N·m (3.5 kgf·m,
Install the following parts into the inner tube [A].
Dust Seal [B]
Retaining Ring [C]
Oil Seal [D]
Insert the inner tube to the outer tube.
After installing the washer, install the oil seal [A] by using
the fork oil seal driver [B].
Special Tool - Fork Oil Seal Driver, 41: 57001-1288
Install the retaining ring and dust seal into the outer tube.
Pour in the specified type of oil (see Front Fork Oil Change
in this chapter).
Inner Tube Inspection
Visually inspect the inner tube [A], and repair any dam-
Nicks or rust damage can sometimes be repaired by using
a wet-stone to remove sharp edges or raised areas which
cause seal damage.
If the damage is not repairable, replace the inner tube.
Since damage to the inner tube damages the oil seal,
replace the oil seal whenever the inner tube is repaired