2-36 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Loosen the push rod locknut [A].
Replace the cotter pin with a new one.
Cotter Pin [B]
Joint Pin [C]
Turn the U link [D] to obtain the specified length.
Tighten the locknut.
Torque - Rear Master Cylinder Push Rod Locknut: 17 N·m
(1.7 kgf·m, 13 ft·lb)
Brake Fluid Level Inspection
Check the brake fluid level in the front or rear brake reser-
Hold the reservoir horizontal when checking brake fluid
The front or rear reservoir must be kept above the lower
level line [B].
If the fluid level in front or rear reservoir is lower than the
lower level line, fill the reservoir to the upper level line. In-
side the reservoir is stopped end showing the upper level
Torque - Reservoir Cap Screws: 1.5 N·m (0.15 kgf·m, 13
Do not mix two brands of fluid. Change the brake
fluid in the brake line completely if the brake fluid
must be refilled but the type and brand of the brake
fluid that is already in the reservoir are unidentified.
After changing the fluid, use only the same type and
brand of fluid thereafter.