3) Connect flexible hose (3) to caliper as shown in
4) Tighten flexible hose joint bolt to specified torque.
Flexible hose joint bolt (a): 23 N·m (2.3 kgf-m,
• Make sure that flexible hose is not twisted
when tightening joint bolt. If it is twisted,
reconnect it using care not to twist it.
• Be sure to direct mark (1) to inside of
vehicle (2) as shown in figure.
5) Tighten bleeder plug to specified torque.
Bleeder plug (b): 9 N·m (0.9 kgf-m, 6.5 lb-ft)
6) Install front wheel referring to "Wheel (with Tire)
Removal and Installation in Section 2D".
7) After completing the installation, fill reservoir with
brake fluid and bleed air from brake system referring
to "Air Bleeding of Brake System in Section 4A".
8) Check every installed part for fluid leakage.
9) Perform brake test and check fluid leakage.
Front Disc Brake Caliper Disassembly and
Clean around caliper with brake fluid before
1) Remove disc brake piston with air blown into flexible
hose joint bolt installation hole.
Do not apply too highly compressed air
which will cause piston to jump out of
cylinder. Place a cloth (1) to prevent piston
from damage. It should be taken out
gradually with moderately compressed air.
Do not place your fingers in front of piston
when using compressed air.
2) Remove cylinder boot.
3) Remove piston seal using a thin blade like a
thickness gauge, etc.
Be careful not to damage inside (bore side) of
4) Remove bleeder plug and cap from caliper.