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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 99000–25100 (suzuki
silicone grease or equivalent)

Suzuki GSX-R. Rear brake caliper removal and installation


Tightening torque rear brake caliper sliding pin a (a): 27 n·m (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 n·m (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:

Special tools and equipment
Recommended service material Note required service material is also described in the following. “Clutch control system components”  “clutch components” Special tool ...

Batiery
The battery is located under the front seat. Remove the front seat by referring to the seat lock and helmet holders section. This battery is sealed type and requires no maintenance. Have your dealer check the battery's state of charge periodically. The standard charging rate is 1.2A x ...

Precautions
Precautions for engine electrical device Refer to “general precautions” in section 00 (page 00-1) and “precautions for electrical circuit service” in section 00 (page 00-2). Component location Engine electrical components location Refer to “electrical components location” in section 0a . Dia ...

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