2-58 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Visually inspect the piston [A], O-ring [B], and oil seal as-
If the piston, O-ring and oil seal assembly are badly
scored, rusty or damaged, replace them.
Using the grinder, shave off the stake portions [A] of the
rod and nut [B].
Hold the lower of the piston rod assembly in a vise with
soft jaws or a heavy cloth.
Remove the locknut [A] and discard it.
Do not tighten the rebound damping adjuster of the
Remove the piston rod assembly from the vise.
Rebound Side Washers [B]
Compression Side Washers [D]
Inspect the slide bushing [A].
If the bushing is damaged, replace it.
Cut the slide bushing.
Replace the O-rings [B] with new ones.
Install the O-rings and a new bushing on the piston.