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10-8 BRAKES
Leve/lnspection
In accordance
wit
h Ihe Periodic Maintenance Chart, inspect the brake
fluid
level in the front and rear brake fluid reservoirs
.
Check that the brake fluid
level
in the front brake reservoir
[A]
is more
than half full.
NOTE
o
Hold the
reservoir
horizonlal when checking brake fluid level
.
• Check t
he brake fluid level
in
the rear brake reservoir
fA]
is
between
the upper [8] and lower
[C]
level lines.
*
If the fluid level is lower than
t
he tower level line, fi
ll
the reservoir to
th
e
upper level
line
of
t
he reservoir.
i ..
WARNING
Change the brake fluid In the
brake line
completely If the brake lIuld
must be refilled but the
type
and brand
of
the
brake
fluid thai already
Is In the reservoir are
unidentified.
After changing th
e
fluid
,
use only
the same type and brand
of
fluid
thereafter.
Mixing dlHerent types
and brand of brake fluid lowers the brake fluid bolilng point and could
cause the brake to be
IneHectlve.
It may
also
cause the rubber brake
parts
to
deteriorate.
Change
In accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart, change the brake
fluid
.
T
he brake
flu
id should
also
be changed if it becomes
contaminated
with d
irt or water. Furthermore,
th
e brake
flu
id should be changed
to
bleed the
air
Quickly and completely whenever the brake line parts are
removed.
NOTE
o
The procedure to change the front brake fluid is as follows.
Changing the rear brake fluid is the same as for the front brake
.
• l
evel the brake fluid
reservoir
.
Remove
t
he
reservoir cap
.
• Rem
ove the
rubber
cap on the bleed valve fA]
.
A
tt
ach a
clear
plastic hose [8] to the bleed valve on
t
he caliper, and
run th
e
other
end
of
the hose into a container.

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