2-54 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Install the brake hose, noting the following.
Replace the washers [A] on each side of hose fitting [B]
with new ones.
Avoid sharp bending, kinking, flattening or twisting, and
route the hoses according to Cable, Wire, and Hose Rout-
ing section in the Appendix chapter.
Before installing the brake pipe, check to see that there is
no damage on the threads of the brake pipe joint nut.
If there is any damage, replace the damaged parts with
Tighten the brake pipe joint nuts at both ends of the
brake pipe temporarily and then tighten them to the
Install the brake pipes at the specified angle (see Cable,
Wire, and Hose Routing section in the Appendix chapter).
Tighten the brake pipe joint nuts with the flare nut wrench.
Torque - Brake Hose Banjo Bolts: 25 N·m (2.5 kgf·m, 18
Brake Pipe Joint Nuts (ER650F Model): 18 N·m
(1.8 kgf·m, 13 ft·lb)
Fill the brake line (see Brake Fluid Change).
Brake Fluid Change
The procedure to change the front brake fluid is as fol-
lows. Changing the rear brake fluid is the same as for
the front brake.
Level the brake fluid reservoir.
Remove the reservoir cap and diaphragm.
Remove the rubber cap [A] from the bleed valve on the
Attach a clear plastic hose [B] to the bleed valve [C], and
run the other end of the hose into a container.
Fill the reservoir with fresh specified brake fluid.