Kawasaki J300 - Owner's Manual > Front Fork
After riding on the normal road, the unpaved road and in the rainy weather, clean off any dirt (grit, mud or insect etc.) that stuck to inner tube before it hardens. If the motorcycle keeps running with the dirt stuck to the inner tube, the oil seal will be damaged and it causes the oil leak.
Rear Shock Absorber
Spring Preload Adjustment
The spring preload adjuster on the rear shock absorber has 5 positions.
Improper shock absorber adjustment can cause poor handling and loss of stability, which could lead to an accident. Always adjust the shock absorbers on the left and right side to the same setting.
- Turn the preload adjuster with the wrench from the tool kit.
- Spring Preload Adjuster
- Align the mark with the position number.
- Position Number
Always adjust the spring preload adjuster in sequence (1 → 2 → 3 → 4 → 5 or 5 → 4 → 3 → 2 → 1).
Attempting to adjust directly from 1 to 5 or 5 to 1 may damage the shock absorber.
Rear Shock Absorber Spring Preload Setting Wheels