Periodic Maintenance Procedures
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
until the base valve assembly is installed.
Pump [A] the piston rod [B] slowly several times to expel
With the piston rod held immovable in fully compressed
position [A], gently install the base valve assembly [B] to
Screw in the base valve assembly in the subtank when
the piston rod extends.
When it is hard to screw in the base valve assembly,
pull down the piston rod a little.
Holding the top plug wrench (57001-1653) [A] with a vise.
Special Tool - Top Plug Wrench, 49 mm: 57001-1653
Top Plug Wrench, 36 mm: 57001-1705
Holding the subtank [B] with the top plug wrench (57001
-1653), torque the base valve assembly [C] using the top
plug wrench (57001-1705) [D].
Torque - Base Valve Assembly: 28 N·m (2.9 kgf·m, 21 ft·lb)
KHL15-10 (KAYABA 01) or
191 ml (6.46 US oz.) (KX450E9F)
198 ml (6.69 US oz.)
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE 2-53