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I love my 900, but in the last 1000 miles or so the front end is riding rough and getting worse, it feels like a rock with no give and when I hit a bump it feels like It's going to nock me off.

Any thoughts on this problem?:( :( :(
 

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When was the last time the forks were serviced? Are the seals leaking? Are you low on fork oil? Just my guess.
 

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Time for a front end service.....just out of curiosoty...you ain't hit no curbs lately have ya? :D
 

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The forks are not leaking and I don't know how to check the fluid level, can you help?

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No curbs or anything else, I thing the fluid level might be low, but am unsure how to check it? any suggestions?

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•Measure the oil level, using the fork oil level gauge [A].
Special Tool - Fork Oil level Gauge: 57001-1290
○Set the gauge stopper so that its lower side shows the
oil level distance specified [C].
○Insert the gauge tube into the inner tube [D] and position
the stopper across the top of the inner tube [E].
○Pull the handle slowly to draw out the excess oil until no
more oil comes up the tube.
If no oil is drawn out from the beginning, there is not
enough oil in the fork. Pour in some more oil, then draw
out the excess.
Front Fork Oil Level (Fully compressed without fork
spring)
Standard: 160 ±2 mm (6.30 ±0.08 in.)

 

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If you hold the front brake lever and give the bike a good shove, does the front end dive, do the forks compress?
 

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And... how many miles on that front tire? Is it down to the bars? Too much pressure?
 
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