2-32 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Chain Guide Wear Inspection
Swingarm (see Swingarm Removal in the Suspension
Visually inspect the chain guide [A].
Replace the chain guide if it shows any signs of abnormal
wear or damage.
Brake Fluid Leak (Brake Hose and Pipe) Inspection
Apply the brake lever or pedal and inspect the brake fluid
leak from the brake hoses [A] and fittings.
If the brake fluid leaked from any position, inspect or re-
place the problem part.
Brake Hose Damage and Installation Condition
Inspect the brake hoses and fittings for deterioration,
cracks and signs of leakage.
The high pressure inside the brake line can cause fluid to
leak [A] or the hose to burst if the line is not properly main-
tained. Bend and twist the rubber hose while examining
Replace the hose if any crack [B], bulge [C] or leakage is
Tighten any brake hose banjo bolts.
Torque - Brake Hose Banjo Bolts: 25 N·m (2.5 kgf·m, 18
Inspect the brake hose routing.
If any brake hose routing is incorrect, route the brake hose
according to Cable, Wire, and Hose Routing section in the