Front Master Cylinder Removal
Front Brake Fluid Reservoir Bracket Bolt [A]
Remove the banjo bolt [A] to disconnect the brake hose
from the master cylinder.
Brake fluid quickly damages painted plastic sur-
faces; any spilled fluid should be completely
washed away immediately.
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.
Remove the clamp bolts [B], and take off the master cylin-
der [C] as an assembly with the reservoir, brake lever, and
brake light switch installed.
Remove the air cleaner housing (see Air Cleaner Housing
Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter).
Disconnect the front brake light switch connector [A].
Front Master Cylinder Installation
Run the front brake light switch lead correctly (see Cable,
Wire, and Hose Routing section in the Appendix chapter).
Connect the front brake light switch connector.
Install the master cylinder clamp so that the arrow mark
[A] faces upward.
Set the front master cylinder to match its mating surface
[B] to the punch mark [C] of the handlebar.
Tighten the upper clamp bolt first, and then the lower
Torque - Front Master Cylinder Clamp Bolts: 9.0 N·m (0.92
kgf·m, 80 in·lb)