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Brake Pad: Rear
REPLACEMENT OF BRAKE PADS
NOTE: If a squealing noise occurs from the brakes while driving, check the pad wear indicator. If there are traces of the indicator contacting the rotor disc, the brake pad should be replaced.
-Remove rear wheel
-Temporarily fasten the rotor disc with the hub nuts.
-Check the pad thickness through the cylinder inspection hole and replace pads if not within specification.
Minimum thickness: 1.0 mm (0.039 in.)
-Remove the installation bolt from the torque plate.
-Remove the brake cylinder and suspend it so the hose is not stretched.
NOTE: Do not disconnect the brake hose.
-Remove following parts:
-Two brake pads -Three anti-squeal shims -Four pad support plates
-Check rotor disc thickness
-Check rotor disc runout
-Install the four pad support plates.
-Install the three anti-squeal shims to the pads.
NOTE: Apply disc brake grease to the both side of the inner anti
-Install the two pads so the wear indicator plate is at the bottom side.
CAUTION: Do not allow oil or grease to get on the rubbing face.
-Draw out a small amount of brake fluid from the reservoir.
-Press in piston with a hammer handle or an equivalent.
NOTE: Always change the pads on one wheel at a time as there is a possibility of the opposite piston flying out.
-Insert the brake cylinder carefully so the boot is not wedged.
-Install and torque the installation bolt.
Torque: 20 Nm (14 ft lb)
-Install rear wheel -Fill brake fluid