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Suzuki GSX-R 1000 Service Manual: Rear brake caliper removal and installation

Suzuki GSX-R 1000 Service Manual / Brake / Rear brakes / Repair instructions / Rear brake caliper removal and installation

Removal

  1. Remove the rear wheel. Refer to rear wheel assembly removal and installation in section 2d .
  2.  Drain brake fluid. Refer to brake fluid replacement in section 4a .
  3.  Remove the brake hose from the caliper by removing the union bolt (1) and catch the brake fluid in a suitable receptacle.
  4.  Remove the brake pads. Refer to rear brake pad replacement .
Note

place a rag underneath the union bolt on the brake caliper to catch any spilt brake fluid.

Suzuki GSX-R. Rear brake caliper removal and installation


  1. Remove the caliper by removing the sliding pin a (2).

Suzuki GSX-R. Rear brake caliper removal and installation


  1. Remove the caliper bracket (3) from the swingarm.

Suzuki GSX-R. Rear brake caliper removal and installation


Installation

Install the brake caliper in the reverse order of removal.

Pay attention to the following points:

: Grease 9900025100 (suzuki
silicone grease or equivalent)

Suzuki GSX-R. Rear brake caliper removal and installation


Tightening torque rear brake caliper sliding pin a (a): 27 nm (2.7 Kgf-m, 19.5 Lbf-ft)

Suzuki GSX-R. Rear brake caliper removal and installation


Suzuki GSX-R. Rear brake caliper removal and installation


Caution

the seal washers should be replaced with the new ones to prevent fluid leakage.

Tightening torque brake hose union bolt (b): 23 nm (2.3 Kgf-m, 16.5 Lbf-ft)

Suzuki GSX-R. Rear brake caliper removal and installation


Brake fluid, if it
leaks, will interfere with safe running and discolor painted surfaces.

Check the brake hose and hose joints for cracks and fluid leakage.

Rear brake pad replacement
Remove the plug (1) and brake pad mounting pin (2). Remove the brake pads (3). Caution do not operate the brake pedal while the pads are removed. Clean up the ...

Rear brake caliper disassembly and assembly
Refer to rear brake caliper removal and installation . Disassembly Remove the pad spring (1) and rubber boot (2) from the caliper. Place a rag over the piston to prevent it from pop ...

Other materials:

Thermostat inspection
Inspect the thermostat in the following procedures:  remove the thermostat. Refer to thermostat removal and installation .  Inspect the thermostat pellet for signs of cracking. Test the thermostat at the bench for control action. Caution  do not contact ...

Spark plug inspection and cleaning
Inspect spark plug every 6 000 km (4 000 miles, 12 months) Heat range Remove the spark plugs. Refer to ignition coil and spark plug removal and installation in section 1h .  Check spark plug heat range by observing electrode color. If the electrode of the spark plug is wet appe ...

Starter motor runs but does not crank the engine
The starter motor runs when the transmission is in neutral, but does not run when the transmission is in any position other than neutral, with the side-stand up. Step Action Yes No 1 Check the side-stand switch. Refer to side-stand / ignition inte ...

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