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Rear Wheel, Rear Drum Brake - Kawasaki KZ400 Service Manual

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Apply brake fluid to the outside o f the piston dnd
the fluid seal, and push the piston into the cylinder
by hand. Take care that neither- the cylinder nor the
piston skirt get scratched.
Install the dust seal around the piston. Check that
the dust seal is properly fitted into the grooves in the
piston and on the caliper.
Caliper Dust Seal
1. Caliper
3. Piston
2. Dust Seal
4. Fluid Seal
6. Apply a thin coat o f PBC (Poly Butyl Cuprysil) grease
t o the caliper holder shafts and holder holes. (PBC is
a special high temperature, water-resistance grease).
7. Install the anti-rattle spring to the caliper as shown.
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A. Anti-rattle Spring
careful not to bend or otherwise damage
free the rear brake light switch spring from the tab
on the brake pedal.
the adjusting nut from the end of the brake
rod, and then free the rod from the cam lever by
depressing the brake pedal.
Remove the brake rod
spring and joint.
A . Adjusting Nut
D . Rear Torque Link Nut
B. Brake Rod Joint
E. Safety Clip
C. Brake Rod Spring
out the safety clip from the rear torque link bolt,
remove the nut, lockwasher, and bolt.
.Take out the cotter pin, and loosen the axle nut.
8. Do n o t forget to tighten the holder shaft bolts after
installing the caliper on the motorcycle (Pg. 276).
Removal :
the motorcycle up on its center stand.
A . Axle Nut
C. Chain Adjusting Bolt
B. Cotter Pin
D. Locknut
.Remove the drive chain guard.
the left and right chain adjusting bolt locknuts,
back out the chain adjusting bolts, and kick the wheel
forward until the chain i s too loose.
the bolts, and take out the chain adjuster
*Slip the chain o f f the sprocket, and then pull the
*Remove the axle nut, and pull off the axle.


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