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fluid in control circuit
Change brake fluid in control circuit every 2
All repair and maintenance work on the
BMW Integral ABS must be performed by trained,
Comply with all maintenance and repair instructions
and always work through the various steps in the
Use only new brake fluid from freshly opened con-
Bleeding/changing brake fluid
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in front control circuit
When performing maintenance and repair work on
BMW Integral ABS, never pump quickly or vigorous-
Place the motorcycle on its side stand and turn
the handlebars all the way to the left.
Repeatedly and slowly pull front brake lever light-
ly to expel air from brake master cylinder.
Place the motorcycle on its main stand.
Remove fuel tank.
Turn the front wheel to a position in which the
brake fluid reservoir is horizontal and secure the
handlebars in this position.
Do not allow brake fluid to come into contact with
painted parts of the motorcycle as brake fluid de-
Wrap cloths around the reservoir.
Remove front reservoir cap with rubber dia-
phragm, draw off the old brake fluid and clean
Top up the brake fluid level to the "MAX"
Connect the brake bleeding device to bleed
screw (1) of the front metering cylinder, but do
not switch on.
Do not use vacuum extraction to change the brake
fluid in the control circuits or bleed the control cir-