Anti-Lock Brake System (Equipped Models)
ABS Hydraulic Unit Installation
Install the bracket to the ABS hydraulic unit.
Brake fluid quickly ruins painted plastic surfaces;
any spilled fluid should be completely washed away
Install the ABS hydraulic unit to the frame.
Run the lead correctly (see Cable, Wire, and Hose Rout-
ing section in the Appendix chapter).
Connect the connector securely.
Run the brake pipes correctly (see Cable, Wire, and Hose
Routing section in the Appendix chapter).
Install the brake pipes.
To Rear Master Cylinder [A]
To Rear Caliper [B]
To Front Master Cylinder [C]
To Front Calipers [D]
Tighten the brake pipe joint nuts with the flare nut wrench.
Torque - Brake Pipe Joint Nuts: 18 N·m (1.8 kgf·m, 13 ft·lb)
Install the removed parts (see appropriate chapters).
Fill the brake line (see Brake Fluid Change in the Periodic
ABS Hydraulic Unit Inspection
Remove the ABS hydraulic unit (see ABS Hydraulic Unit
Visually inspect the ABS hydraulic unit.
If the ABS hydraulic unit is cracked, or otherwise dam-
aged, replace it.
Visually inspect the connector terminals [A].
Replace the ABS hydraulic unit or main harness if either
of the terminals are cracked, bent, or otherwise damaged.
If the ABS hydraulic unit connector is clogged with mud
or dust, blow it off with compressed air.
Front Wheel Rotation Sensor Removal
The wheel rotation sensor should be handled care-
fully, never struck sharply, as with a hammer, or al-
lowed to fall on a hard surface since the wheel rota-
tion sensor is precision made. Be careful not to get
water or mud on the wheel rotation sensor.
Do not try to disassemble or repair the wheel rota-