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Brake Pads; Brake Pad Removal; Brake Pad Installation; Brake Pad Inspection - Kawasaki ZR-7S Service Manual

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10-10 BRAKES
Brake Pads
Brake Pad Removal
. Detach the caliper from the disc (see Caliper Removal).
Draw out the holder shaft pin [A],and take off the holder
shaft [8].
Remove the pad [C] on the piston side.
Push the holder [0] towards the piston, and remove the
pad of the other side [E]from the holder shaft [F].
Brake Pad Installation
. Push the pistons in by hand as far as they willgo.
Installthe anti-rattle spring in its correct position.
Installthe pad on the piston side first, then install the other
pad on the holder.
.Install the caliper (see Caliper Installation).
Do not attempt to drive the motorcycle until a full
brake lever or pedal is obtained by pumping the
brake lever or pedal until the pads are against the
disc. The brake will not function on the first appli-
cation of the lever or pedal if this not done.
Brake Pad Inspection
Check the pads for damage and liningthickness.
* Ifany pad is damaged, replace the pads as a set.
* If the lining thickness [A] of either pad is less than the
service limit[8], replace both pads in the caliper as a set.
Brake Pad Thickness
4.7 mm (0.185in.): Outer Pad
4.5 mm (0.177 in.): Inner Pad
Service Limit:
1 mm (0.04 in.)
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