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Maintenance
Lift and remove the cover «1".
Remove the gasket «2".
Top-up the reservoir «3" with brake
fluid up to the right level.
Follow the reverse order for refitting the
components.
CAUTION
DO NOT SHAKE THE VEHICLE TO AVOID BRAKE FLUID
SPLASHING DURING TOP-UP.
CAUTION
AVOID PROLONGED AIR EXPOSURE OF THE BRAKE
FLUID. BRAKE FLUID IS HYGROSCOPIC AND ABSORBS
MOISTURE WHEN IN CONTACT WITH AIR. LEAVE THE
BRAKE FLUID RESERVOIR OPEN ONLY FOR THE TIME
NEEDED TO COMPLETE THE TOPPING UP PROCEDURE.
CAUTION
DO NOT FILL UP THE TANK TO THE MAXIMUM, BUT JUST
OVER THE ''MIN'' LEVEL. TOP-UP TO MAXIMUM LEVEL
MARK ONLY WHEN BRAKE PADS ARE NEW. BRAKE LEV-
EL DECREASES GRADUALLY AS BRAKE PADS WEAR
DOWN. IT IS ADVISABLE NOT TO TOP-UP TO THE MAX
LEVEL MARK WHEN THE BRAKE PADS ARE WORN BE-
CAUSE YOUR RISK SPILLING FLUID WHEN CHANGING
THE BRAKE PADS.
System check
Rear brake calliper
To carry out a quick pad wear check:
Rest the vehicle on its centre stand.
Visually check with a light and a mirror
between the calliper and the brake
pads, in the following way:
From the back top side for both brake
pads.
When the friction material thickness (even if in one
pad only) is worn to about 1.5 mm (0.05 in),
replace both brake pads.
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