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How to replace fork seals on TE450 2008 model? How do i pull them apart and service them?

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    Douglas Hansen May 11, 2010

    I recommend a manual (Factory) because this is NOT a simple procedure. You need oil amount specs, along with a fork seal driver tool specific for the size of your forks!

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Try this before you pull the forks apart.Get some camera film.About 6 inches long.Cut off the notched area on the side.Cut the end at 45%.Now,push the cut end up into the fork seal.With a sawing action,slide the film all the way around the seal.When you get the feel of it you can feel tiny bits of grit that let the seals leak.This will stop the leak 9 times out of 10.When you feel the grit,pull the film out to remove the dirt,wipe film clean and start again.Hope this helps

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