Yamaha YZF-R125 Owners Manual: Checking the front and rear brake pads

Yamaha YZF-R125 Owners Manual / Periodic maintenance and adjustment / Checking the front and rear brake pads

The front and rear brake pads must be checked for wear at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart.

Front brake pads

  1. Remove the front brake caliper by removing the bolts.


  1. Bolt

  2. Brake caliper

  3. Lining thickness

  1. Check each front brake pad for damage and measure the lining thickness. If a brake pad is damaged or if the lining thickness is less than 0.8 mm (0.03 in), have a Yamaha dealer replace the brake pads as a set.
  2. Install the front brake caliper by installing the bolts, then tightening them to the specified torque.
Tightening torque:

Brake caliper bolt:

30 Nm (3.0 m.kgf, 22 ft.lbf)

Rear brake pads


Rear brake pads

  1. Lining thickness

Check each rear brake pad for damage and measure the lining thickness. If a brake pad is damaged or if the lining thickness is less than 1 mm (0.04 in), have a Yamaha dealer replace the brake pads as a set.

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