Rear Suspension Inspection

Support the motorcycle securely and raise the rear wheel off the ground.

Hold the swingarm and move the rear wheel sideways with force to see if the wheel bearings ore worn.

Check for worn swingarm bearings by grahbing the rear swingarm and attempting to move the swingarm side to side.

Replace the bearings if any looseness is noted.

Check the action of the shock absorber by compressing it several times.

Check the entire shock absorber assemhly for signs of leaks, damage or loose fasteners. Replace damaged components which cannot be repaired.

Tighten all nuts and bolts.

Refer to section 14 for shock absorber service.

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