Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Brake Hose and Pipe Damage and Installation
Fuel Tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System
Rear Fender (see Flap and Rear Fender Removal in the
Inspect the brake hoses and fittings for deterioration,
cracks and signs of leakage.
The high pressure inside the brake line can cause fluid to
leak [A] or the hose, pipe to burst if the line is not properly
maintained. Bend and twist the rubber hose while exam-
Replace the hose and pipe if any crack [B], bulge [C] or
leakage is noticed.
Tighten any brake hose banjo bolts and brake pipe joint
Torque - Brake Hose Banjo Bolts: 25 N·m (2.5 kgf·m, 18
Brake Pipe Joint Nuts: 18 N·m (1.8 kgf·m, 13 ft·lb)
Inspect the brake hose routing.
If any brake hose routing is incorrect, route the brake hose
according to Cable, Wire, and Hose Routing section in the
Brake Operation Inspection
Inspect the operation of the front and rear brake by run-
ning the vehicle on the dry road.
If the brake operation is insufficiency, inspect the brake
When test riding the vehicle, be aware of surround-
ing traffic for your safety.
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