Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Brake Lever and Pedal Adjustment
Slide the dust cover [A].
Adjust the brake lever to suit you.
Loosen the adjuster locknut [B] and turn the adjuster [C]
to either side.
After adjustment, tighten the locknut.
An improperly adjusted brake could drag and cause
the brake to overheat, damaging the brake assem-
bly and possbily locking the rear wheel, resulting in
loss of control. Always maintain the proper brake
Usually it is not necessary to adjust the pedal position,
but always adjust it when the master cylinder is disas-
sembled or pedal position is incorrect.
Measure the length [A] indicated in the figure.
Rear Master Cylinder Push Rod Length
68.5 ±1 mm (2.70 ±0.04 in.)
If it is not within the standard, adjust the push rod in the
master cylinder as follows.
Loosen the push rod locknut [A].
Turn the adjusting bolt [B] to obtain the specified length.
Tighten the locknut.
Torque - Rear Master Cylinder Push Rod Locknut: 17 N·m
(1.7 kgf·m, 13 ft·lb)
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE 2-37