2-56 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Brake Hose Replacement
Brake Hose Fitting Bolt [A]
Brake fluid quickly ruins painted plastic surfaces;
any spilled fluid should be completely washed away
Remove the brake hose banjo bolts [A].
When removing the brake hose, take care not to spill the
brake fluid on the painted or plastic parts.
When removing the brake hoses [B], temporarily secure
the end of the brake hose to some high place to keep fluid
loss to a minimum.
Immediately wash away any brake fluid that spills.
There are washers on each side of the brake hose fitting.
Replace them with new ones when installing.
Fit the projection of the brake hose end to the calipers and
master cylinders, and tighten the brake hose banjo bolts
to the specified torque.
Torque - Brake Hose Banjo Bolts: 25 N·m (2.5 kgf·m, 18
When installing the hoses, avoid sharp bending, kink-
ing, flatting or twisting, and route the hoses according to
Cable, Wire, and Hose Routing section in the Appendix
Fill the brake line after installing the brake hose (see
Brake Fluid Change).