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Braking system
For refitting, follow the operations in reverse order observing the tightening torque.
Fill - Bleeding the braking system
FILLING
NOTE
THESE OPERATIONS REFER TO ONE BRAKING CIRCUIT BUT APPLY TO BOTH.
Remove the rubber protection cover from the bleed valve «4» and «5».
Insert a transparent plastic pipe on the bleed valve «4» and «5» of the calliper and insert
the other end of the pipe in a collecting container.
Open the bleed valve «4» and «5» of approximately one turn.
Undo and remove the two screws to open the brake fluid reservoir cap.
Check the fluid flows out of the reser-
voir and, before the reservoir is empty,
close the bleed valve «4» and «5».
Top-up the fluid in the reservoir.
Open the bleed valve «4» and «5»
again approximately half a turn.
Check that the fluid drains off through
the pipe and when the fluid changes
colour (from dark to light) , close the
bleed valve «4» and «5» and remove
the pipe.
Refit the rubber protection cover.
Top-up the oil in the reservoir up to the
correct level.
Close the brake fluid reservoir cap.
NOTE
DURING THIS OPERATION, CHECK THAT THERE IS AL-
WAYS FLUID IN THE RESERVOIR; OTHERWISE, IT WILL
BE NECESSARY TO PURGE AIR AT THE END OF THE OP-
ERATION.
AIR BLEEDING
BRAK SYS - 216

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