Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Apply brake fluid to the inside of the cylinders and to the
outside of the pistons and push the pistons [A] into the
Check the friction boot [B] and dust boot [C] and replace
them with new ones if they are damaged.
Apply a thin coat of silicon grease to the holder shafts [D]
and the holder holes.
Install the pad springs [A].
Install the pads (see Front Brake Pad Installation in the
Wash the caliper with water to remove brake fluid and
wipe it off.
Rear Caliper Disassembly
Rear Caliper (see Rear Caliper Removal in the Brakes
Rear Brake Pad (see Rear Brake Pad Removal in the
Antirattle Spring [A]
Pull out the caliper holder [B].
Insert a wooden board [A] 5 mm (0.2 in.) thick inside the
Remove the pistons using the compressed air.
To avoid serious injury, never place your fingers or
palm inside the caliper opening. If you apply com-
pressed air into the caliper, the pistons may crush
your hand or fingers.
Remove the board and pull out the pistons [A] by hand.
Immediately wash away any brake fluid that spills.
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