Anti-Lock Brake System (Equipped Models)
ABS Hydraulic Unit Removal
The ABS hydraulic unit has been adjusted and set
with precision at the factory. Therefore, it should
be handled carefully, never struck sharply, as with
a hammer, or allowed to fall on a hard surface.
Be careful not to get water or mud on the ABS hy-
Drain the brake fluid from the front and rear brake lines.
Drain the brake fluid through the bleed valve by pumping
the brake lever and pedal.
Muffler (see Muffler Removal in the Engine Top End
Rear Master Cylinder (see Rear Master Cylinder Re-
Right Footpeg Stay (see Footpeg Stay Removal in the
Support the frame using the jack.
Special Tool - Jack: 57001-1238
Put a block in front of the front wheel to stop moving.
Remove the rear shock absorber (see Rear Shock Ab-
sorber Removal in the Suspension chapter).
Right Swingarm Bracket Bolts [A]
Swingarm Pivot Shaft Nut
Swingarm Pivot Shaft [B]
Right Swingarm Bracket [C]
Clean the ABS hydraulic unit.
Clean all fittings on the ABS hydraulic unit and the
rear master cylinder because dirt around the banjo
bolts could contaminate the brake fluid in the line
Spread out a shop towel around the ABS hydraulic
unit before removing the brake line so that brake
fluid does not leak on the parts.
Free the hose [A] from the clamps [B], [C].