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228 SUPPLEMENT-1981 Z250A
Caliper
Removal:
• If the
caliper
is
to be disassembled,
loosen
the
caliper
holder shaft bolts (2).
A. Holder Shaft Bolts
NOTE
:
If the caliper
is
to
be disassembled after caliper
removal and compressed air is
not
available, remove
the
piston
using the following two
steps before disconnect-
ing the brake
hose fitting from the caliper.
oRemove
the pads
(Pg.
227)
oPump the piston out
with
the brake
lever.
•Remove the
ban jo bolt
at
the
caliper, and
temporarily
secure
the
end of the
brake
hose to some high place
to
keep fluid
loss
to a minimum.
There
is a
flat
washer
on
each side
of
the
hose
fitting.
A .
.Banjo Bolt
B. Mounting Bolts
• Remove the mounting bolts (2),
and take off the
caliper.
Caliper Installation Notes:
1.
Tighten
the
fronf caliper mounting
bolts to
4.0
kg-m
(29
ft-lbs) of
torque.
2. Tighten
the caliper holder
shaft
bolts to
1.8
kg·m
(13.0
ft-lbs)
of
torque.
3. Connect
the
brake
hose
to
the
caliper putting
a
new
flat
washer on
each side of
the
brake
hose fitting.
Tighten
the
banjo bolt
to
3.0 kg-m (22 ft·lbs) of
torque.
4. Check
the fluid
level in
the
master cylinder, and bleed
the brake line
(Pg.
145)
I
WARNING
I
Do .not attempt to drive ~he mo~orcycle
.,
.
_ _ _ ... _ until a full brake lever 1s obtained by
pumping the brake lever until the pads are against
the
disc. The brake will not function on the first application
of the lever if this
is
not done.
Caliper Disassembly:
Remove
the
caliper holder shaft bolts
@
(2),
and pull
out the
caliper holder
('[)
and
the
pads
@
(2).
Remove the
holder
shafts
(4.
~
and
1-~
with
the dust
covers
(§)
.
There is
the friction boot
Q0
on
the shaft
{
t
that
diameter is smaller than the other.
• Remove
the
anti-rattle spring
JQ)
.
Remove
the
dust
seal
@
around the piston
{t
.
•Cover
the caliper opening with
a clean,
heavy
cloth,
and remove the piston
by
lightly
applying compressed
air
to where the
brake line
fits into the
caliper.
I
WARNING •
To avoid serious
injury,
never place your
.,. - - - - • - fingers or palm inside the caliper opening.
If you apply compressed air into
the
caliper, the piston
may crush your hand or fingers.
NOTE:
If
compressed air
ls
not available, reconnect the
brake
line
and
pump
the piston
out with the
brake
lever.
A. Compressed Air
B. Heavy Cloth
•Taki
ng
care not to
damage
the cylinder surface,
remove
the fluid seal
'fi;
with
a
hook.
Caliper Assembly Notes:
1.
Clean the caliper
parts with brake fluid
or alcohol
(See CAUTION
-
Pg. 92).
2.
It is recommended
that the fluid seal, which
is
re·
moved,
be
replaced
with
a new
one.
3.
Replace the dust
covers and
friction
boot
if they
were
damaged.
4.
Apply
brake fluid
to the outside
of
the piston and
the
fluid seal, and
push the
piston into
the
cylinder by
hand.
Take care that neither
the cylinder nor
the
piston
skirt
get scratched.

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