2-44 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Pull out the pistons [A] by hand.
Remove the dust seal [B] and fluid seal [C] on each cylin-
If compressed air is not available, with the brake hose
connected to the caliper.
Prepare a container for brake fluid, and perform the
work above it.
Remove the spring and pads (see Brake Pad Removal
in the Brakes chapter).
Pump the brake lever until the pistons come out of the
Rear Caliper Disassembly
Rear Caliper (see Caliper Removal in the Brakes chap-
Brake Pads (see Brake Pad Removal in the Brakes
Separate the caliper holder [A] from the caliper [B].
Remove the anti-rattle springs [C].
Using compressed air, remove the piston.
Cover the caliper opening with a clean heavy cloth [A].
Remove the piston by lightly applying compressed air [B]
to the hose joint opening.
The piston in the brake caliper can crush hands and
fingers. Never place your hand or fingers in front of
Pull out the piston [A] by hand.
Remove the dust seal [B] and fluid seal [C].