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
. Disconnectthe connectors [A]of the front brake light
. 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
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 in.lb)
. 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 tt.lb)
. Bleedthe air fromthe brake line
(see Brake Bleeding).
Check the brake
for good brakingpower,no brake drag,
and no fluid leakage.