Rear Shock Absorber
Rear Shock Absorber Scrapping
The shock contains high-pressure nitrogen gas that
when suddenly released can eject oil and internal
shock parts at high velocity, causing serious injury.
To avoid injury, do not point a suitable jig toward
your face or body when releasing nitrogen gas pres-
sure since an oil mist is often released with the ni-
trogen. Always release nitrogen gas pressure be-
fore disassembling the rear shock absorber to pre-
vent explosive separation of parts.
Remove the rear shock absorber. (see Rear Shock Ab-
Drill the hole [A] of the reservoir tank using about 2 mm
(0.08 in.) drillbit.
Drilling will release high pressure gas that may blow
metal shavings at high speed and cause eye injury.
Wear safety goggles or face shield when drilling the