Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Pump the rear seat down and up [A] 4 or 5 times, and
inspect the smooth stroke.
If the shock absorber does not smoothly stroke or noise
is found, inspect the oil leak (see Rear Shock Absorber
Oil Leak Inspection).
Front Fork Oil Leak Inspection
Visually inspect the front forks [A] for oil leakage.
Replace any defective parts, if necessary.
Front Fork Oil Leakage Judgment Procedure
Inner tube of front fork of this motorcycle has been
coated with diamond like carbon (DLC). For DLC
coating, oil film on its surface is easily recognizable
compared to general nickel chrome plating, so oil film of
inner tube by normal operation can be misunderstood
Pull out the dust seal [A] from the outer tube and slide
Using a high flash-point solvent, clean off any oil or dirt
from the inner tube [A]. Dry it with a clean cloth.
Apply the front brake, pump the front forks down and up
about 5 times.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE 2-57