Yamaha YZF-R125 Service Manual: Checking the front brake caliper

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Checking the front brake caliper


1. Check:

  • Brake caliper pistons "1" Rust/scratches/wear Replace the
    brake caliper assembly.
  • Brake caliper body "2" Cracks/damage Replace the brake
    caliper assembly.
  • Brake fluid delivery passages (brake caliper body) Obstruction Blow out with
    compressed air.
WARNING

Whenever a brake caliper is disassembled, replace the brake caliper piston dust seals and piston seals.

Checking the front brake caliper


2. Check:

  • Brake caliper bracket Cracks/damage Replace.

    Removing the front brake caliper
    NOTE: Before disassembling the brake caliper, drain the brake fluid from the entire brake system. 1. Remove: Brake hose union bolt "1" Copper washers "2" Brake hose "3" NOTE: Put the en ...

    Assembling the front brake caliper
    WARNING Before installation, all internal brake components should be cleaned and lubricated with clean or new brake fluid. Never use solvents on internal brake components as ...

    Other materials:

    Catalytic converters
    This vehicle is equipped with catalytic converters in the exhaust system. WARNING The exhaust system is hot after operation. To prevent a fire hazard or burns: Do not park the vehicle near possible fire hazards such as grass or other materials that easily burn. Park the vehic ...

    Removing the generator
    1. Remove: Generator rotor nut "1" Washer NOTE: While holding the generator rotor "2" with the sheave holder "3", loosen the generator rotor nut. Do not allow the sheave holder to touch the projection on the generator rotor. 2. Remove: Generator rotor "1" (with the ...

    Checking the valves and valve guides
    The following procedure applies to all of the valves and valve guides. 1. Measure: Valve-stem-to-valve-guide clearance Out of specification Replace the valve guide. Valve-stem-to-valve-guide clearance = Valve guide inside diameter "a" - Valve stem diameter "b" 2. Replace: ...

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