Front Master Cylinder Removal
Remove the banjo bolt [A] to disconnect the brake hose
from the master cylinder [B] (see Brake Hose Removal/In-
Disconnect the front brake light switch connectors [A].
Unscrew the clamp bolts [B], and take off the master cylin-
der as an assembly with the reservoir, brake lever and
brake switch installed.
Immediately wash away any brake fluid that spills.
Brake Lever Pivot Bolt [A] and Locknut
Brake Lever [B]
Front Brake Light Switch [C]
Front Master Cylinder Installation
Install the front master cylinder so that the punch mark [A]
of the handlebar is aligned with the mating surface [B] of
the master cylinder clamp to level the reservoir.
The master cylinder clamp must be installed with the ar-
row mark [A] upward.
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)
Replace the washers on each side of the hose fitting with
Tighten the brake hose banjo bolt.
Torque - Brake Hose Banjo Bolt: 25 N·m (2.5 kgf·m, 18 ft·lb)
Bleed the brake line (see Brake Line Bleeding).
Check the brake for good braking power, no brake drag,
and no fluid leakage.