Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Brake Hose Installation Condition Inspection
For ABS equipped model, remove the front fairing (see
Front Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter).
Inspect the brake hoses and fittings for deterioration,
cracks and signs of leakage.
The high pressure inside the brake line can cause fluid to
leak [A] or the hose to burst if the line is not properly main-
tained. Bend and twist the rubber hose while examining
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, run 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 test riding the vehicle, be aware of surround-
ing traffic for your safety.
Brake Fluid Level Inspection
Check that the brake fluid level in the brake reservoir [A]
is above the lower level line [B].
Hold the reservoir horizontal by turning the handlebar
when checking the brake fluid level.
If the fluid level is lower than the lower level line, fill the
reservoir to the upper level line [A].
Remove the reservoir cap and diaphragm.
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