2-68 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Rear Caliper Disassembly
Remove the rear brake pad pin plug [A].
Loosen the rear caliper pad pin and banjo bolt [B], and
tighten them loosely.
Rear Caliper [C] (see Rear Caliper Removal in the
Brake Pads (see Rear Brake Pad Removal in the Brakes
Using compressed air, remove the piston.
Cover the piston area with a wooden board [A].
Blow compressed air [B] into the hole for the banjo bolt to
remove the piston.
To avoid serious injury, never place your fingers or
palm in rear of the piston. If you apply compressed
air into the caliper, the piston may crush your hand
Dust Seal [A] and Fluid Seal [B]
Bleed Valve [C] and Rubber Cap [D]
Pad Spring [E]
Rubber Boot [F]
If compressed air is not available, do as follows with the
brake hose connected to the caliper.
Prepare a container for brake fluid, and perform the
work above it.
Remove the pads (see Rear Brake Pad Removal in the
Pump the brake pedal to remove the caliper piston.
Rear Caliper Assembly
Clean the caliper parts except for the pads.
For cleaning the parts, use only disc brake fluid,
isopropyl alcohol, or ethyl alcohol.
Install the bleed valve and rubber cap.
Torque - Bleed Valves: 7.8 N·m (0.80 kgf·m, 69 in·lb)