2-52 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Brake Hose and Pipe Replacement
Brake fluid quickly ruins painted plastic surfaces;
any spilled fluid should be completely washed away
When removing the brake pipes and hoses on the hy-
draulic unit, remove them with the flare nut wrench ac-
cording to each assembly of the exploded view in the
Fuel Tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System
Air Intake Chamber (see Air Intake Chamber Removal
in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter)
Brake Pipe Joint Nuts [A]
Brake Hose Banjo Bolts [B] [C]
Brake Hose Fitting Bolts [D]
There are washers on each side of the brake hose and
pipe fitting. Replace them with new ones when installing.
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 nut at both ends of the brake
pipe temporarily and then tighten them to the specified
Install the brake pipes and brake hoses to the specified
angle (see Cable, Wire, and Hose Routing section in the
Tighten the brake pipe joint nuts with the flare nut wrench.
Torque - Brake Hose Banjo Bolts: 24.5 N·m (2.50 kgf·m,
Brake Pipe Joint Nuts: 18 N·m (1.8 kgf·m, 13 ft·lb)
The thread pitch of the banjo bolt [C] for rear master
cylinder differs from the other banjo bolts. Check the
thread pitch before installing.
Fill the brake line after installing the brake hose and pipe
(see Brake Fluid Change).