Periodic Maintenance Procedures
For ABS equipped models; note the following.
Air Cleaner Housing (see Air Cleaner Housing Removal
in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter)
Battery Case (see Battery Case Removal in the Frame
Brake Pipe Joint Nuts [A]
Open the band [D].
Clear the brake pipe from the holder [E].
Remove the exhaust butterfly valve cable clamp [F].
There are washers on each side of the brake hose fitting.
Replace them with new ones when installing.
Before installing the brake pipe, check to see that there is
no damage on the threads of the brake pipe joint nut.
If there is any damage, replace the damaged parts with
Hand tighten the brake pipe joint nuts at both ends of
the brake pipe temporarily and then tighten them to the
Tighten the brake pipe joint nuts with the flare nut
Torque - Brake Hose Banjo Bolts: 25 N·m (2.5 kgf·m, 18
Brake Pipe Joint Nuts: 18 N·m (1.8 kgf·m, 13 ft·lb)
When installing the hoses, avoid sharp bending, kink-
ing, flatting or twisting, and route the hoses according to
Cable, Wire, and Hose Routing section in the Appendix
Fill the brake line after installing the brake hose (see
Brake Fluid Change).
Brake Fluid Change
The procedure to change the front brake fluid is as fol-
lows. Changing the rear brake fluid is the same as for
the front brake.
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