Note

The arrow mark @ on the brake pad spring must point in the direction of disc rotation.

d. Install new brake pads and a new brake pad spring.

6. Install:

• brake caliper

7. Check: • brake fluid level Below the minimum level mark @ ^ Add the recommended brake fluid to the proper level. Refer to "CHECKING THE BRAKE FLUID LEVEL" in chapter 3.

Check:

brake lever operation

Soft or spongy feeling ^ Bleed the brake system.

Refer to "BLEEDING THE HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEM" in chapter 3.

REPLACING THE REAR BRAKE PADS NOTE:-

When replacing the brake pads, it is not necessary to disconnect the brake hose or disassemble the brake caliper.

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1. Remove:

2. Remove:

• brake pad spring

3. Remove: • brake pads ® (along with the brake pad shims (2)

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4. Measure: • brake pad wear limit @ Out of specification ^ Replace the brake pads as a set.

Brake pad wear limit 1.0 mm (0.04 in)

5. Install:

• brake pad shims (onto the brake pads)

• brake pad spring

NOTE:

Always install new brake pads, brake pad shims, and a brake pad spring as a set.

Brake pad wear limit 1.0 mm (0.04 in)

a. Connect a clear plastic hose ® tightly to the bleed screw (2. Put the other end of the hose into an open container.

b. Loosen the bleed screw and push the brake caliper pistons into the brake caliper with your finger.

c. Tighten the bleed screw.

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