Front Master Cylinder Removal
Remove the banjo bolt [A] to disconnect the brake hose
from the master cylinder (see Brake Hose Replacement
in the Periodic Maintenance chapter).
Disconnect the front brake light switch connectors [A].
Unscrew the clamp bolts [B], and take off the master cylin-
der as an assembly with the reservoir, brake lever, and
brake switch installed.
Immediately wash away any brake fluid that spills.
Front Master Cylinder Installation
Set the front master cylinder [A] to match its mating sur-
face [B] to the punch mark [C] of the handlebar.
Tighten the upper clamp bolt [A] first, and then the lower
clamp bolt [B].
Torque - Front Master Cylinder Clamp Bolts: 11 N·m (1.1
kgf·m, 97 in·lb)
Replace the washers that are on each side of the hose
fitting with new ones.
Torque - Brake Hose Banjo Bolts: 25 N·m (2.5 kgf·m, 18
Replenish the fluid in the reservoir, and bleed the brake
line (see Brake Line Bleeding).
Check the brake for good braking power, no brake drag,
and no fluid leakage.