Loosen the banjo bolt [A] so as not to spill brake fluid.
Remove the caliper mounting bolts [B].
Remove the caliper [C].
Remove the banjo bolt and take off the brake hose from
the caliper (see Brake Hose Removal/Installation).
If the caliper is to be disassembled after removal and if
compressed air is not available, remove the piston using
the following steps before disconnecting the brake hose
from the caliper.
Remove the pads.
Pump the brake lever or pedal to remove the piston.
Immediately wash away any brake fluid that spills.
Tighten the caliper mounting bolts to the specified torque.
Torque - Caliper Mounting Bolts (Front, Rear): 25 N·m (2.5
kgf·m, 18 ft·lb)
Connect the brake hose to the caliper putting a new flat
washer on each side of the brake hose fitting.
Tighten the banjo bolt to the specified torque.
Torque - Brake Hose Banjo Bolts: 25 N·m (2.5 kgf·m, 18
Check the fluid level in the reservoir, and bleed the brake
line (see Bleeding the Brake).
Check the brake for good braking power, no brake drag,
and no fluid leakage.
After servicing, it takes several applications of the
brake lever or pedal before the brake pads contact
the disc, which could result in increased stopping
distance and cause an accident resulting in injury
or death. Do not attempt to ride the motorcycle until
a firm brake lever or pedal is obtained by pumping
the lever or pedal until the pads are against the disc.
Remove the caliper (see Caliper Removal).
Remove the pads and spring (see Pad Removal).
Pull off the dust seal lip from the caliper body (Front
Remove the caliper holder, shaft rubber boot and dust
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.