2001 Yamaha Mountain Max Service Manual, Page 86Get this manual

2001 Yamaha Mountain Max Service Manual, Page 86

FRONT SUSPENSION HANDLING NOTES (SX700) WARNING This shock absorber contains highly compressed nitrogen gasBefore handling
Do not subject the shock absorber to flames or any other source of high heatThis may cause the unit to explode due to excessive
gas pressure Do not deform or damage the gas chamber in any wayGas chamber damage will result in poor damping performance
INSPECTION 1Inspect: Shock absorber Oil (gas) leaksbendsdamage Replace SCH3250 2Inspect: Ski column Steering arm Cracksbendsdamage