Rear Shock Absorber
Right Stay Cover [A]
Rear Shock Absorber Mounting Bolt (Upper) [A], Washer
Rear Shock Absorber Mounting Bolt (Lower) [B], Nut,
Collar and Washer
Remove the rear shock absorber [C] backward.
Rear Shock Absorber Installation
Installation is the reverse of removal.
Be sure to install the oil seals [A] to the rear shock ab-
Apply grease to the lip of oil seals.
Be sure to install the collar [B] and sleeve [C] to the rear
Install the rear shock absorber so that the label [D] side
Replace the O-ring [E] with a new one.
Replace the rear shock absorber mounting nut [F] with a
Install the washers [G] and collar [H].
Tighten the rear shock absorber mounting bolts [I] and
Torque - Rear Shock Absorber Mounting Bolts: 59 N·m (6.0
kgf·m, 44 ft·lb)
Install the removed parts (see appropriate chapters).
Rear Shock Absorber Inspection
Remove the rear shock absorber (see Rear Shock Ab-
Visually inspect the following items.
Crack or Dent
If there is any damage to the rear shock absorber, replace
Visually inspect the rubber bushing.
If it shows any signs of damage, replace it.