Measure the fork spring free length. SERVICE LIMIT: 280.3 mm (11.03 in)
Check the fork tube and fork slider for score marks, sciatches, or excessive or abnormal wear. Replace any components which are worn or darn-aged.
Check the fork damper for damage. Check the oil lock valve for wear or damage.
Replace the fork damper assembly, if any component is damaged.
OIL SEAL SLIDER BUSHING
FORK TUBE BUSHING
Place the fork tube in V-blocks and measure the runout.
Actual runout is 1/2 the total indicator reading. SERVICE LIMIT: 0.20 mm (0.008 in)
Fork tube bushing
Visually inspect the slider and fork tube bushings. Replace the bushings if there is excessive scoring or scratching, or if the teflon is worn so that the copper surface appears on more than 3/4 of the entire surface.
Check the back-up ring; replace it if there is any distortion at the points shown.
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