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Any quick way to tell diagnose bead steering head bearings without tearing the bike apart?
In the service manual it should have a test procedure for the steering head bearings. You have to lift the whole bike off the ground and using a fishing weight scale, measure how much force is required to pull the bars from straight a head. I do not know the procedure for the 400 but I have done it on the 650 and 9 times out of 10 its just a quick tightening and all is well.
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