2-62 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Rear Caliper Disassembly
Brake Pads (see Rear Brake Pad Removal in the Brakes
Rear Caliper (see Rear Caliper Removal in the Brakes
Remove the pad spring [A].
Dust Boot [A]
Using compressed air, remove the piston.
Cover the caliper opening with a clean, heavy cloth [C].
Remove the piston by lightly applying compressed air [D]
to where the brake line fits into the caliper.
The piston in the brake caliper can crush hands and
fingers. Never place your hand or fingers in front of
Remove the dust seal and fluid seal.
Remove the bleed valve and rubber cap.
If compressed air is not available, do as follows with the
brake hose connected to the caliper.
Prepare a container for brake fluid, and perform the
work above it.
Remove the pads (see Rear Brake Pad Removal in the
Pump the brake pedal to remove the caliper piston.
Rear Caliper Assembly
Clean the caliper parts except for the pads.
For cleaning the parts, use only disc brake fluid,
isopropyl alcohol, or ethyl alcohol.
Install the bleed valve and rubber cap.
Torque - Bleed Valve: 7.8 N·m (0.80 kgf·m, 69 in·lb)