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Suzuki GSX-R 1000 Service Manual: Precautions

Precautions for brake system

Refer to general precautions in section 00 (page 00-1).

Brake fluid information


  • This brake system is filled with an ethylene glycol-based dot 4 brake fluid. Do not use or mix different types of fluid, such as silicone-based or petroleum-based.
  • Do not use any brake fluid taken from old, used or unsealed containers. Never reuse brake fluid left over from the last servicing or which has been stored for a long period of time.
  • When storing brake fluid, seal the container completely and keep it away from children.
  •  When replenishing brake fluid, take care not to get dust into the fluid.
  •  When washing brake components, use new brake fluid. Never use cleaning solvent.
  •  A contaminated brake disc or brake pad reduces braking performance. Discard contaminated pads and clean the disc with high quality brake cleaner or neutral detergent.

 

Caution

immediately and completely wipe off any brake fluid contacting any part of the motorcycle. The brake fluid reacts chemically with paint, plastics and rubber materials, etc., And will damage them severely.

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