Chain Guide Wear Inspection
Swingarm (see Swingarm Removal in the Suspension
Visually inspect the chain guide [A].
Replace the chain guide if it shows any signs of abnormal
wear or damage.
Brake Fluid Leak (Brake Hose and Pipe) Inspection
Apply the brake lever or pedal and inspect the brake fluid
leak from the brake hoses [A] and fittings.
If the brake fluid leaked from any position, inspect or re-
place the problem part.
Brake Hose Damage and Installation Condition
Inspect the brake hoses and fittings for deterioration,
cracks and signs of leakage.
The high pressure inside of the brake line can cause fluid
to leak [A] or the hose to burst if the line is not properly
maintained. Bend and twist the rubber hose while exam-
Replace the hose if any crack [B], bulge [C] or leakage is
Tighten any brake hose banjo bolts.
Torque - Brake Hose Banjo Bolts: 34 N·m (3.5 kgf·m, 25
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
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