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:

    Checking the cooling system
    1. Remove: Side covers Upper side cowlings Refer to "GENERAL CHASSIS" on page 4-1. 2. Check: Radiator "1" Radiator inlet hose "2" Radiator outlet hose "3" Coolant reservoir hose "4" Water pump breather hose "5" Cracks/damage → Replace. Refer to "RADIATOR" on page 6-1 ...

    Checking the horn
    1. Check: Horn resistance Out of specification Replace. a. Disconnect the horn connectors from the horn terminals. b. Connect the pocket tester ( × 1) to the horn terminals. Positive tester probe horn terminal "1" Negative tester probe horn terminal "2" c. Measure t ...

    Measuring the compression pressure
    NOTE: Insufficient compression pressure will result in a loss of performance. 1. Measure: Valve clearance Out of specification →Adjust. Refer to "ADJUSTING THE VALVE CLEARANCE" on page 3-3. 2. Start the engine, warm it up for several minutes, and then turn it off. 3. Remove: ...

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