2-34 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Install the pad springs [A].
Install the pads (see Front Brake Pad Installation in the
Wipe up any spilled brake fluid on the caliper with wet
Rear Caliper Disassembly
Rear Caliper (see Rear Caliper Removal in the Brakes
Brake Pads (see Rear Brake Pad Removal in the Brakes
Using compressed air, remove the piston.
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.
Rear Caliper Assembly
Clean the caliper parts except for the pads.
For cleaning of the parts, use only disc brake fluid,
isopropyl alcohol, or ethyl alcohol.
Install the bleed valve and rubber cap.