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Suzuki GSX-R 1000 Service Manual: Rear brake pad replacement

  1. Remove the plug (1) and brake pad mounting pin (2).

Suzuki GSX-R. Rear brake pad replacement


  1. Remove the brake pads (3).
Caution

do not operate the brake pedal while the pads are removed.

Suzuki GSX-R. Rear brake pad replacement


  1. Clean up the caliper, especially around the caliper piston.
Caution

replace the brake pads as a set, otherwise braking performance will be adversely affected.

  1. Install new brake pads.
Note

make sure that the detent of the pads is seated onto the retainers on the caliper bracket.

Suzuki GSX-R. Rear brake pad replacement


  1. Tighten the brake pad mounting pin (2) and plug (1) to the specified torque.

Tightening torque rear brake pad mounting pin (a): 17 nm (1.7 Kgf-m, 12.5 Lbf-ft) rear brake pad mounting pin plug (b): 2.5 Nm ( 0.25 Kgf-m, 2.0 Lbf-ft)

Suzuki GSX-R. Rear brake pad replacement


Note

after replacing the brake pads, pump the brake pedal several times to check for proper brake operation and then check the brake fluid level.

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