Front Master Cylinder Installation
Run the front brake light switch lead correctly (see Cable,
Wire, and Hose Routing section in the Appendix chapter).
Connect the front brake light switch connector.
Install the master cylinder clamp so that the arrow mark
[A] faces upward.
Set the front master cylinder to match its mating surface
[B] to the punch mark [C] of the handlebar.
Tighten the upper clamp bolt first, and then the lower
Torque - Front Master Cylinder Clamp Bolts: 11 N·m (1.1
kgf·m, 97 in·lb)
Replace the washers that are on each side of the hose
fitting with new ones.
Install the brake hose (see Cable, Wire, and Hose Routing
section in the Appendix chapter).
Torque - Brake Hose Banjo Bolt: 25 N·m (2.5 kgf·m, 18 ft·lb)
Bleed the brake line (see Brake Line Bleeding).
Check the brake for good braking power, no brake drag,
and no fluid leakage.
Install the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Installation in the Fuel
System (DFI) chapter).
Rear Master Cylinder Removal
Remove the bolt [A] and stopper.
Remove the brake hose banjo bolt [B] and disconnect the
Brake fluid quickly damages painted plastic sur-
faces; any spilled fluid should be completely
washed away immediately.
Take care not to spill the brake fluid on the painted or
Temporarily secure the end of the brake hose to some
high place to keep fluid loss to a minimum.
Immediately wash away any brake fluid that spills.
Rear Master Cylinder Mounting Bolts [C]
Heel Guard [D]
Footpeg Bracket Bolts [E]
Cotter Pin [A]
Joint Pin [B]
Drain the brake fluid from the rear brake fluid reservoir.