2-32 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Brake Hose Damage and Installation Condition
Inspect the brake hoses and fittings for deterioration,
cracks and signs of leakage.
The high pressure inside the brake line can cause fluid to
leak [A] or the hose to burst if the line is not properly main-
tained. Bend and twist the rubber hose while examining
Replace the hose if any crack [B], bulge [C] or leakage is
Tighten any brake hose banjo bolts.
Torque - Brake Hose Banjo Bolts: 25 N·m (2.5 kgf·m, 18
Inspect the brake hose routing.
If any brake hose routing is incorrect, route the brake hose
according to Cable, Wire and Hose Routing section in the
Brake Operation Inspection
Inspect the operation of the front and rear brake by run-
ning the vehicle on the dry road.
If the brake operation is insufficiency, inspect the brake
When inspecting by running the vehicle, note a
surrounding traffic situation enough in the place of
Brake Fluid Level Inspection
Check that the brake fluid level in the front brake reservoir
[A] is above the lower level line [B].
Hold the reservoir horizontal by turning the handlebar
when checking brake fluid level.
If the fluid level is lower than the lower level line, fill the
reservoir to the upper level line [C] in the reservoir.
Torque - Front Brake Reservoir Cap Screws: 1.5N·m (0.15
kg·fm, 13 in·lb)
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