Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Brake Hose Replacement
Brake fluid quickly ruins painted plastic surfaces;
any spilled fluid should be completely washed away
Upper Handlebar Cover (see Handlebar Cover Removal
in the Frame chapter)
Leg Shield (see Leg Shield Removal in the Frame chap-
Brake Hose Clamps [A]
Brake Hose Banjo Bolts [B]
Bands (see Cable, Wire, and Hose Routing section in
the Appendix chapter)
When removing the brake hoses [C], note the following.
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.
When installing the brake hoses, note the following.
Avoid sharp bending, kinking, flatting or twisting, and run
the hoses according to Cable, Wire, and Hose Routing
section in the Appendix chapter.
There are washers on each side of the brake hose fitting.
Replace them with new ones.
Torque - Brake Hose Banjo Bolts: 34 N·m (3.5 kgf·m, 25
Fill the brake line after installing the brake hose (see
Brake Fluid Change).
ABS equipped model [D]
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