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

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10-12 BRAKES
Master Cylinder
Rear Master Cylinder Removal
.
Remove the lower end [A] of the reservoir hose, and drain
the brake fluid from the reservoir into a suitable container.
.
Remove the reservoir and the hose.
.
Remove the brake hose banjo bolt [B] (see Brake Hose
Removal and Installation).
.
Remove the master cylinder mounting bolts [C].
. Removethe cotter pin.
. Pullout the joint pin and removethe mastercylinder.
NOTE
o
Push the brake pedal
down, and pull
out the
joint
pin
from the hole in the step bracket.
Rear Master
Cylinder
Installation
. Replace the cotter pin with a new one.
.Insert
the cotter pin and spread its ends [A].
.
Replace the flat washers on each side of the brake hose
fitting with new ones.
.
Tighten the following:
Torque
-
Rear Master Cylinder Mounting Bolts: 25 N.m (2.5
kgf.m, 18 ft.lb)
Brake Hose Banjo Bolts: 34 N.m (3.5 kgf.m, 25
ft.lb)
Rear Brake Reservoir Mounting Bolt: 6.9 N.m (0.7
kgf.m, 61 in.lb)
.
Bleed the air from the brake line (see Brake Bleeding).
.
Check the brake for
good
braking power, no brake drag,
and no fluid leakage.
Front Master
Cylinder
Disassembly
. Remove the front master cylinder (see Front Master Cylin-
der Removal).
.
Remove the reservoir cap, the diaphragm plate and di-
aphragm, and transfer the brake fluid into a suitable con-
tainer.
.
Unscrew the locknut and the pivot bolt, and take out the
brake lever.
.
Pull the dust cover out of place, and take out the circlip.
Special Tool
-
Inside Circlip Pliers: 57001-143

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