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Master Cylinder; Front Master Cylinder Installation - Kawasaki ZR-7S Service Manual

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BRAKES 10-11
Brake fluid damages a paint surface or a plastic part
upon contact by peeling, discoloring, or cracking.
Therefore, immediately wash the affected area with
water and wipe it off if it comes in contact with brake
Front Masrer
Cylinder Removal
. Disconnectthe connectors [A]of the front brake light
switch wires.
. Unscrew the banjo bolt [A],and detach the brake hose
(see Brake Hose Removal/Installation).
Remove the clamp bolts [B]and remove the master cylin-
der [C]together with the reservoir, brake lever, and brake
light switch.
Front Master Cylinder Installation
. Alignthe punch mark [A]on the handlebar and the clamp
mating surface [B]so that the reservoir is parallel.
.Install the clamp with its arrow [A]facing up.
Tighten the bolts [B],top and bottom, in that order, leaving
a small clearance at the bottom of the clamp.
Torque - Front Master Cylinder Clamp Bolts: 8.8 N.m (0.9
kgf.m, 78
. Replace the flat washers on each side of the brake hose
fittingwith new ones.
Tighten the banjo bolt.
Torque - Brake Hose BanjoBolt: 34 N.m(3.5kgf.m,25
. Bleedthe air fromthe brake line
(see Brake Bleeding).
Check the brake
for good brakingpower,no brake drag,
and no fluid leakage.


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