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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 ...

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Tire inspection
Inspect tire every 6 000 km (4 000 miles, 12 months) Tire tread condition Operating the motorcycle with excessively worn tires will decrease riding stability and consequently invite a dangerous situation. It is highly recommended to replace a tire when the remaining depth of tire tread reaches ...

Dimmer / passing light switch inspection
Inspect the dimmer/passing light switch in the following procedures:  remove the air cleaner box. Refer to air cleaner box removal and installation in section 1d .  Disconnect the left handlebar switch coupler (1). (Yellow) Inspect the dimmer/passing light switch ...

General precautions
Proper service and repair procedures are important for the safety of the service mechanic and the safety and reliability of the motorcycle.  When 2 or more persons work together, pay attention to the safety of each other.  When it is necessary to run the ...

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