Install the front master cylinder.
Align the punch mark [A] on the handlebar with the mating
surface [B] of the master cylinder clamp.
Tighten the upper clamp bolt [A] first, and then the lower
clamp bolt [B]. There will be a gap at the lower part of the
clamp after tightening.
Torque - Front Master Cylinder Clamp Bolts: 11 N·m (1.1
kgf·m, 97 in·lb)
Connect the front brake light switch connectors.
Replace the washers [A] on each side of the hose fitting
[B] with new ones.
Install the brake hose upper end.
Torque - Brake Hose Banjo Bolt: 25 N·m (2.5 kgf·m, 18 ft·lb)
Bleed the brake line (see Brake Line Bleeding).
Check the fluid level in the brake reservoirs (see Brake
Fluid Level Inspection in the Periodic Maintenance chap-
Check the brake for good braking power, no brake drag,
and no fluid leakage.
After servicing, it takes several applications of the
brake lever or pedal before the brake pads contact
the disc, which could result in increased stopping
distance and cause an accident resulting in injury
or death. Do not attempt to ride the motorcycle until
a firm brake lever or pedal is obtained by pumping
the lever or pedal until the pads are against the disc.
Install the right rear view mirror (see Rear View Mirror
Installation in the Frame chapter).