BMW R1150RT - MAINTENANCE INTEGRAL ABS Maintenance Manual Page 43

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Checking brake disc wear
Carefully check the brake discs for cracks, dam-
age, deformation and scoring.
Measure the thickness of the brake discs at sev-
eral points with a caliper gauge.
Brake disc wear limit:
front:........................................... 4.5 mm (0.177 in)
rear: ............................................ 4.5 mm (0.177 in)
Replacing brake pads
34 11 008 Brake pads, front brake
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Attention:
Integral brakes, the rear brake must be ready for
use.
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Remove the split-pin keeper (1) from grub
screw (2).
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Integral ABS Press back pistons on only one side
of the brake caliper. Allow the brake pad on the op-
posite side to remain in the caliper during this proc-
ess.
Make sure that the fluid level in the wheel-circuit res-
ervoir does not rise above "max".
Risk of fluid escaping.
If fluid escapes, proceed in accordance with "in-
structions for filling reservoir".
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After switching on the ignition, always wait for the
BMW Integral ABS to complete its self-diagnosis.
Do not operate the brake lever until self-diagnosis
has completed.
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Note position and arrow (4) of spring (3).
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Grub screw in front brake caliper ................... 7 Nm
Colour code:
Brake pads/brake calipers ..............................white
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Remove grub screw (2) and spring (3).
Attention:
Press back piston with inner brake pad only far
enough to allow the new brake pad to be slipped
into position.
Remove remaining old brake pad and insert new
brake pad.
Press back piston with outer brake pad only far
enough to allow the new brake pad to be slipped
into position.
Remove remaining old brake pad and insert
new brake pad.
Note:
After replacing the pads of a caliper, always bed
in the new brake pads with the ignition switched
on.
Note:
Install grub screw (2) and spring (3).
Reinsert the split-pin keeper (1) in the groove in
grub screw (2).
Check operation of the brake system with the ig-
nition switched on.
Tightening torque:

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