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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:

Clutch cable play inspection and adjustment
Inspect clutch cable play every 6 000 km (4 000 miles, 12 months) Inspect and adjust the clutch cable play a as follows. Clutch cable play a 10 15 mm (0.4 0.6 In) Lift and support the fuel tank. Refer to fuel tank removal and installation in section 1g (page 1g- 9).   ...

Special tools and equipment
Recommended service material Note required service material is also described in the following. Rear lighting system construction Special tool ...

Rear brake disc inspection
Brake disc thickness Check the brake disc for damage or cracks and measure the thickness using the micrometer. Replace the brake disc if the thickness is less than the service limit or if defect is found. Special tool (a): 0990020205 (micrometer (0 25 mm)) Brake disc thickness service ...

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