Removal & Installation
- Remove the wheel.
If the caliper is being replaced:
- Secure the pedal in the depressed position. Use a pedal jack.
- Clean the brake caliper thoroughly.
- Remove the protective cap from the bleed nipple.
- Install a plastic hose on the nipple.
- Open the bleed nipple. Collect the brake fluid in a container. Shut the bleed nipple.
- Slacken the off brake hose approximately half a turn.
- Remove the retaining spring carefully so as not to deform it.
The protective caps from the two locating pins
- Unscrew the brake caliper from the brake hose.
- Drain the remaining brake fluid.
Insert the brake caliper on brake hose (Do not tighten)
- Lubricate the locating pins using grease caliper grease.
- Insert the locating pins into the rubber sleeves. The pins should slide into the sleeves easily.
- Tighten the locating pins to 20 ft. lbs. (28 Nm).
- Install the protective caps.
- Install the securing spring.
Tighten the brake hose to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm).
NOTEThe brake hose must not be twisted.
- Fill and bleed the brake system.