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 ...

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    Replacing the rear brake pads
    NOTE: When replacing the brake pads, it is not necessary to disconnect the brake hose or disassemble the brake caliper. 1. Remove: Brake pads Brake pad spring NOTE: To remove the inner brake pad "1", push down on the brake caliper bracket so that there is space to remove the brake pa ...

    Checking the timing chain tensioner
    1. Check: Timing chain tensioner Cracks/damage/rough movement Replace. a. Lightly press the timing chain tensioner rod into the timing chain tensioner housing by hand. NOTE: While pressing the timing chain tensioner rod, wind it clockwise with a thin screwdriver "1" until it stops. b. ...

    Checking the fuel line
    1. Remove: Left side panel Refer to "GENERAL CHASSIS" on page 4-1. 2. Lift the fuel tank. (Do not disconnect the fuel hose, drain hose 3. Check: Fuel hose "1" Cracks/damage → Replace. Loose connection Connect properly. 4. Install: Fuel tank Refer to "FUEL TANK" on pa ...

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