Front Master Cylinder Removal
Remove the reservoir bracket nut [A].
Remove the banjo bolt [A] to disconnect the brake hose
from the master cylinder (see Brake Hose Removal/In-
stallation in this chapter).
Unscrew the clamp bolts [B], and take off the master cylin-
der [C] as an assembly with the reservoir, brake lever, and
brake switch installed.
Disconnect the front brake light switch connector [D].
Immediately wash away any brake fluid that spills.
Brake Lever Pivot Bolt [A] and Nut
Brake Lever [B]
Clamp [C] (Slide Out)
Brake Hose [D]
Front Brake Light Switch [E]
Front Master Cylinder Installation
Set the front master cylinder to match its mating surface
[A] to the punch mark [B] of the handlebar.
The master cylinder clamp must be installed with the ar-
row mark [C] upward.
Tighten the upper clamp bolt first, and then the lower
Torque - Front Master Cylinder Clamp Bolts: 8.8 N·m (0.90
kgf·m, 78 in·lb)
Replace the washers that are on each side of the hose
fitting with new ones.
Torque - Brake Hose Banjo Bolt: 34 N·m (3.5 kgf·m, 25 ft·lb)
Bleed the brake line (see Brake Line Bleeding in this
Check the brake for good braking power, no brake drag,
and no fluid leakage.