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

Yamaha YZF-R125 Service Manual / Chassis / Rear brake / Disassembling the rear brake caliper

1. Remove:

  • Brake caliper piston "1"
  • Brake caliper piston dust seal "2"
  • Brake caliper piston seal "3"

Disassembling the rear brake caliper


a. Blow compressed air into the brake hose joint opening "a" to force out the piston from the brake caliper.

WARNING

  • Cover the brake caliper piston with a rag.

    Be careful not to get injured when the piston is expelled from the brake caliper.

  • Never try to pry out the brake caliper piston.

Disassembling the rear brake caliper


b. Remove the brake caliper piston seal and dust seal.

    Removing the rear brake caliper
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    Checking the rear brake caliper
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