Front Master Cylinder Removal
Disconnect the front brake light switch connectors [A].
Draw out the brake fluid from the reservoir with a means
like the fork oil level gage.
Pull the bolt caps [B] out.
Remove the banjo bolt [A] to disconnect the brake hose
from the master cylinder (see Brake Hose Removal/In-
Unscrew the clamp bolts [B], and take off the master cylin-
der [C] as an assembly with the reservoir, brake lever, and
brake switch installed.
Immediately wash away any brake fluid that spills.
Front Master Cylinder Installation
Set the front master cylinder [A] to match its mating sur-
face [B] to the punched mark [C] of the handlebar.
The master cylinder clamp must be installed with the rear
view mirror boss [A] faced upward.
Apply grease to the threads end of the clamp bolts.
Tighten the upper clamp bolt [B] first, and then the lower
clamp bolt [C]. There will be a gap at the lower part of the
clamp after tightening.
Torque - Front Master Cylinder Clamp Bolts: 8.8 N·m (0.90
kgf·m, 78 in·lb)
Install the bolt caps.
Use a new flat washers [A] on each side of the brake hose
Tighten the brake hose banjo bolt [B].
Torque - Brake Hose Banjo Bolt: 25 N·m (2.5 kgf·m, 18 ft·lb)
Replenish the fluid in the reservoir, and bleed the brake
line (see Bleeding the Brake Line).
Check the brake for good braking power, no brake drag,
and no fluid leakage.