Bleed the brake line and the caliper.
Repeat this operation until no more air can be seen com-
ing out into the plastic hose.
1. Pump the brake lever until it becomes hard, and apply
the brake and hold it [A].
2. Quickly open and close [B] the bleed valve while hold-
ing the brake applied.
3. Release the brake [C].
The fluid level must be checked often during the bleed-
ing operation and replenished with fresh brake fluid as
necessary. If the fluid in the reservoir runs completely
out any time during bleeding, the bleeding operation
must be done over again from the beginning since air
will have entered the line.
Tap the brake hose lightly from the caliper to the reser-
voir for more complete bleeding.
First bleeding the right caliper then repeat the above
steps for the left caliper.
Remove the clear plastic hose.
Tighten the bleed valve, and install the rubber cap.
Torque - Bleed Valves: 14 N·m (1.4 kgf·m, 10 ft·lb)
Front Brake Fluid Reservoir Cap
Torque - Front Brake Fluid Reservoir Cap Screws: 0.70 N·m
(0.07 kgf·m, 6.2 in·lb)
Rear Brake Line
Rear Brake Fluid Reservoir Cap [C]
Fill the reservoir with fresh brake fluid to the upper level
line in the reservoir.
Slowly pump the brake pedal several times until no air
bubbles can be seen rising up through the fluid from the
hole at the bottom of the reservoir.
Remove the rear caliper with the hose installed (see Rear
Face the bleed valve upward.
Remove the rubber cap from the bleed valve on the rear
Attach a clear plastic hose [A] to the bleed valve, and run
the other end of the hose into a container.
Install the suitable plate [B] between the brake pads.
Rear Brake Disc Thickness (For Reference):
5 mm (0.2 in.)