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Caliper Rubber Parts Replacement - Kawasaki KX250F Service Manual

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Periodic Maintenance Procedures

Caliper Rubber Parts Replacement

Front Caliper Disassembly
Remove:
Front Caliper (see Caliper Removal in the Brakes chap-
ter)
Brake Pads (see Brake Pad Removal in the Brakes
chapter)
Separate the caliper holder [A] from the caliper [B].
Remove the anti-rattle spring [C].
Using compressed air, remove the pistons. One way to
remove the pistons is as follows.
Cover the caliper opening with a clean, heavy cloth [A].
Remove the pistons by lightly applying compressed air [B]
to the hose joint opening.
The piston in the brake caliper can crush hands and
fingers. Never place your hand or fingers in front of
the piston.
Pull out the pistons [A] by hand.
Remove the dust seal [B] and fluid seal [C] on each cylin-
der.
If compressed air is not available, do as follows for both
calipers coincidentally, with the brake hose connected
to the caliper.
Prepare a container for brake fluid, and perform the
work above it.
Remove the spring and pads (see Brake Pad Removal
in the Brakes chapter).
Pump the brake lever until the pistons come out of the
cylinders.
Rear Caliper Disassembly
Remove:
Rear Caliper (see Caliper Removal in the Brakes chap-
ter)
Brake Pads (see Brake Pad Removal in the Brakes
chapter)
WARNING
NOTE
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE 2-41

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