FRONT BRAKE(for 17 inch Front Disc Brake) DISASSEMBLY

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

Tech Tips

Perform the removal and installation of the front disc brake piston, cylinder boot and piston seal one side at a time.

PROCEDURE


  1. REMOVE FRONT DISC BRAKE PISTON


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      *a Cloth
      *b Wooden Block

      Place a piece of cloth and a wooden block between the front disc brake piston and front disc brake cylinder.

      Tech Tips

      Make sure to place the wooden block between the front disc brake piston which is not to be removed and the front disc brake cylinder.

    2. Apply compressed air to remove the front disc brake piston from the front disc brake cylinder.

      CAUTION:


      • Do not hold the front disc brake cylinder with any part of your hand between the front disc brake cylinder and front disc brake piston.

      • Do not place any part of your hand in front of the front disc brake piston when using compressed air as a severe injury may result.

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      Note

      Do not allow any brake fluid to spatter.

  2. REMOVE CYLINDER BOOT


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      *a Protective Tape

      Using a screwdriver with its tip wrapped with protective tape, remove the cylinder boot from the front disc brake cylinder.

      Note

      Be careful not to damage the front disc brake cylinder.

  3. REMOVE PISTON SEAL


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      *a Protective Tape

      Using a screwdriver with its tip wrapped with protective tape, remove the piston seal from the front disc brake cylinder.

      Note

      Do not damage the inner surface or piston seal groove of the front disc brake cylinder.

  4. REMOVE FRONT DISC BRAKE BLEEDER PLUG CAP


    1. Remove the front disc brake bleeder plug cap from the front disc brake bleeder plug.

  5. REMOVE FRONT DISC BRAKE BLEEDER PLUG


    1. Remove the front disc brake bleeder plug from the front disc brake cylinder.