PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR
Lubricating the swingarm piv-
The swingarm pivots must be lubricat-
ed at the intervals specified in the peri-
odic maintenance and lubrication chart.
Lubricating the rear suspen-
The pivoting points of the rear suspen-
sion must be lubricated at the intervals
specified in the periodic maintenance
and lubrication chart.
Checking the front fork
The condition and operation of the front
fork must be checked as follows at the
intervals specified in the periodic main-
tenance and lubrication chart.
To check the condition
Securely support the vehicle so that
there is no danger of it falling over.
Check the inner tubes for scratches,
damage and excessive oil leakage.
To check the operation
1. Place the vehicle on a level sur-
face and hold it in an upright posi-
2. While applying the front brake,
push down hard on the handlebars
several times to check if the front
fork compresses and rebounds
Lithium-soap-based grease Recommended lubricant: