Yamaha YZF-R125 Service Manual: Checking the rear shock absorber assembly

Yamaha YZF-R125 Service Manual / Chassis / Rear shock absorber assembly / Checking the rear shock absorber assembly

1. Check:

  • Rear shock absorber rod Bends/damage Replace the rear
    shock absorber assembly.
  • Rear shock absorber Oil leaks Replace the rear
    shock absorber assembly.
  • Spring Damage/wear   Replace the
    rear shock absorber assembly.
  • Bushing Damage/wear Replace the rear
    shock absorber assembly.
  • Bolts Bends/damage/wear  
    Replace.
    Removing the rear shock absorber assembly
    1. Stand the vehicle on a level surface. WARNINGSecurely support the vehicle so that there is no danger of it falling over. NOTE: Place the vehicle on a suitable stand so that th ...

    Checking the connecting arms and relay arm
    1. Check: Connecting arms Relay arm Damage/wear Replace. 2. Check: Bearings Oil seals Damage/pitting Replace. 3. Check: Spacers Damage/scratches Replace. ...

    Other materials:

    Checking the starter motor
    1. Check: Commutator Dirt Clean with 600 grit sandpaper. 2. Measure: Commutator diameter "a" Out of specification Replace the starter motor. 3. Measure: Mica undercut "a" Out of specification Scrape the mica to the proper measurement with a hacksaw blade ...

    Bearings and oil seals
    Install bearings "1" and oil seals "2" so that the manufacturer's marks or numbers are visible. When installing oil seals "1", lubricate the oil seal lips with a light coat of lithium-soap-based grease. Oil bearings liberally when installing, if appropriate. CAUTION:Do not spin th ...

    Assembling the front fork legs
    The following procedure applies to both of the front fork legs. WARNING Make sure the oil levels in both front fork legs are equal. Uneven oil levels can result in poor handling and a loss of stability. NOTE: When assembling the front fork leg, be sure to rep ...

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