Periodic Maintenance Procedures
For the brake hoses of the ABS, note the following.
When removing the brake pipes and hoses on the hy-
draulic unit, remove them according to each assembly
of the exploded view in the Brakes chapter.
Air Cleaner Housing (see Air Cleaner Housing Removal
in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter)
Rear Fender (see Flap and Rear Fender Removal in the
Brake Pipe Joint Nuts [A]
Open the band [D].
Clear the brake pipe from the holder [E].
There are washers on each side of the brake hose fitting.
Replace them with new ones when installing.
Before installing the brake pipe, check to see that there is
no damage on the threads of the brake pipe joint nut.
If there is any damage, replace the damaged parts with
Hand tighten the brake pipe joint nuts at both ends of
the brake pipe temporarily and then tighten them to the
Tighten the brake pipe joint nuts with the flare nut
Install the brake pipes at the specified angle (see Cable,
Wire, and Hose Routing section in the Appendix chapter).
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)
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).
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