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The only way I know is to drain them into a measuring cup and measure the amount drained. Might as well fill back up with a measured amount of new stuff. I don't know how much your bike should have, but someone on here does!

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Just do a search for "fork oil" and you will get a number of posts with the information on how much and what kind and quality.. I use ATF and have never had a problem. If you still cannot find the amount specs., I will dig them up tonight from the Honda repair manual and post it... :)
 

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I have the Haynes manual and it says that Honda don't specify a level for the fork oil, only an amount; 323cc each leg for drain and refill, 345cc after overhaul.
 

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BRowan wrote:
I have the Haynes manual and it says that Honda don't specify a level for the fork oil, only an amount; 323cc each leg for drain and refill, 345cc after overhaul.
Yep... take the drain bolts out, pump the forks up and down until no more comes out, put the drain bolts back in, andfill with the recommended oil. If BRowan's figures are right, add 323cc's (or 323ml) to each leg.
 

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I've got the sme figures in my manual. Remember to bleed off the front suspension air psi before removing the fork caps. They're under a good deal of tension already from the springs.

It's been suggested that while the caps are off, it would be the ideal time to think about drilling and tapping them for a plug. This would make future oil changes a snap. I think Exavid gets the credit for this one...... :gunhead:

And welcome to the friendliest Goldwing site on the net. :clapper:
 

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Thanks men! Also I'm replacing the fan thermo switch.Online manual indicates that removing lower side panels giues one access--------NOT---- only way I see is to remove radiator. Anyone with better way?

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Bob, it does make it easier if you remove the rad first to get the fan switch, but it can be done with small hands and the right tools. You will lose coolant either way so pulling the rad might just be quicker in the long run.
 
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