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

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Checking the rear brake caliper


1. Check:

  • Brake caliper piston "1" Rust/scratches/wear Replace the
    brake caliper piston.
  • Brake caliper cylinder "2" Scratches/wear Replace the
    brake caliper assembly.
  • Brake caliper body "3" Cracks/damage   Replace the
    brake caliper assembly.
  • Brake fluid delivery passages (brake caliper body)Obstruction
    Blow out with compressed air.

    Obstruction Blow out with compressed air.


WARNING

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

2. Check:

  • Brake caliper bracket Cracks/damage  Replace.

    Disassembling the rear brake caliper
    1. Remove: Brake caliper piston "1" Brake caliper piston dust seal "2" Brake caliper piston seal "3" a. Blow compressed air into the brake hose joint opening "a" to force out the pisto ...

    Assembling the rear 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:

    Installing the rear brake caliper
    1. Install: Brake caliper "1" Copper washers Brake hose "2" Union bolt "3" WARNINGProper brake hose routing is essential to insure safe vehicle operation. Refer to "CABLE ROUTING" on page 2-33. CAUTION:When installing the brake hose onto the brake calip ...

    Cable routing
    Front brake light switch lead Right handlebar switch lead Throttle cable Main switch Clutch cable Clutch switch lead Left handlebar switch lead Sub-wire harness Horn Speed sensor lead Front brake hose Main switch lead Left headlight assembly lead Right headlight asse ...

    Troubleshooting charts
    Starting problems or poor engine performance Starting problems or poor engine performance Engine overheating WARNING Do not remove the radiator cap when the engine and radiator are hot. Scalding hot fluid and steam may be blown out under pressure, which could cause serious injury. Be ...

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