Yamaha YZF-R125 Service Manual: Disassembling the front fork legs

Yamaha YZF-R125 Service Manual / Chassis / Front fork / Disassembling the front fork legs

The following procedure applies to both of the front fork legs.

1. Remove:

  • Rubber cap
  • Clip "1"
  • Front fork cap "2" (with O-ring)
  • Fork spring

NOTE:

Push the front fork cap in the direction of the arrow shown in the illustration to remove the clip.

Disassembling the front fork legs


2. Drain:

  • Fork oil

NOTE:

Stroke the inner tube several times while draining the fork oil.

Disassembling the front fork legs


3. Remove:

  • Dust seal "1"
  • Oil seal clip "2" (with a flat-head screwdriver)

CAUTION:

Do not scratch the inner tube.

4. Remove:

  • Damper rod bolt "1"
  • Damper rod

NOTE:

While holding the damper rod with the damper rod holder "2" and T-handle "3", loosen the damper rod bolt.


Disassembling the front fork legs


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