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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:

Engine coolant recommendation
Engine coolant Use an anti-freeze/engine coolant compatible with an aluminum radiator, mixed with distilled water only. Water for mixing Use distilled water only. Water other than distilled water can corrode and clog the aluminum radiator. Anti-freeze / engine coolant The engine coolant perfo ...

Fuel tank cap
To open the fuel tank cap, insert the ignition key into the lock and turn it clockwise. With the key inserted, lift up with the key and open the fuel tank cap. To close the fuel tank cap, push the cap down firmly with the key in the cap lock. Fuel level Fi ller neck Wa ...

Fuel tank construction
Fuel tank heat shield : aluminum film side should face the engine side. Fuel tank front cover Fuel tank front bracket Velcro fastenings : clean the adhesive surface before adhering the velcro fastenings. Insert to the bracket. Apply ...

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