2-30 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Brake Shoe Lining Thickness [A]
Wash off any oil or grease with oilless cleaning fluid such
as trichloroethylene or acetone.
These cleaning fluids are usually highly flammable
and harmful if breathed for prolonged periods. Be
sure to heed the fluid manufacturer's warnings.
Install the brake panel (see Brake Panel Installation in the
Cam Lever Angle Inspection
Check that the brake cam lever comes to an 80° ∼ 90° an-
gle [A] with the brake rod when the brake is fully applied.
If it does not, adjust the brake cam lever angle.
Brake Cam Lever Angle
80 ∼ 90°
After adjusting the cam lever angle, make sure to adjust
the brake pedal free play (see Brake Pedal Free Play Ad-
Since a cam lever angle greater than 90° reduces
braking effectiveness, periodically check and ad-
just the cam lever angle.
Cam Lever Angle Adjustment
Front Brake Cam Lever Angle:
Front Wheel (see Front Wheel Removal in the
Brake Panel (see Brake Panel Removal in the Brakes
2.10 ∼ 3.00 mm
(0.08 ∼ 0.12 in.)
3.85 ∼ 4.15 mm
(0.152 ∼ 0.163 in.)
(When the wear indicator is
within the USABLE RANGE.)
1.2 mm (0.05 in.)
2.0 mm (0.08 in.)
(When the wear indicator is out
of the USABLE RANGE.)