Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Apply brake fluid to the outside of the pistons and push
the pistons [A] into each cylinder by hand.
Check the friction boot [B] and dust boot [C] and replace
them with new ones if they are damaged.
Apply a thin coat of PBC (Poly Butyl Cuprysil) grease to
the caliper holder shafts [D] and the holder holes (PBC is
a special high-temperature, water-resistance grease).
Install the pad springs [A].
Install the pads (see Rear Brake Pad Installation in the
Wipe up any spilled brake fluid on the caliper with wet
Spark Plug Replacement
Fuel Tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System
Spark Plug Caps [A]
Remove the spark plug using the 16 mm (0.63 in.) plug
Special Tool - Spark Plug Wrench, Hex 16: 57001-1262
Replace the spark plug with a new one.
Standard Spark Plug
Insert new spark plug in the plug hole, and finger-tighten
Using the plug wrench [A] vertically, tighten the plug.
The insulator of the spark plug may break if when
the wrench is inclined during tightening.
Special Tool - Spark Plug Wrench, Hex16: 57001-1262
Torque - Spark Plugs: 18 N·m (1.8 kgf·m, 13 ft·lb)
Install the spark plug caps securely.
Be sure the spark plug caps are installed by pulling up it
Install the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Installation in the Fuel
System (DFI) chapter).
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