Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Using compressed air, remove the pistons.
Cover the caliper opening with a clean heavy cloth [A].
Blow compressed air [B] into the hole for the banjo bolt to
remove the piston.
The piston in the brake caliper can crush hands and
fingers. Never place your hand or fingers in front of
Pull out the pistons by hand.
Front Caliper Assembly
Clean the caliper parts except for the pads.
For cleaning the parts, use only disc brake fluid,
isopropyl alcohol, or ethyl alcohol.
Install the bleed valve and rubber cap.
Replace the fluid seals [A] and the dust seals [B] with new
Apply brake fluid to the seals, and install them into the
cylinders by hand.
Apply brake fluid to the outside of the pistons, and push
them into each cylinder by hand.
Check the friction boots [A] and replace them with new
ones if they are damaged.
Apply silicone grease to the caliper holder shafts [B].
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