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 thermostat
    1. Check: Thermostat Does not open at 80.5-83.5 C (176.9-182.3 F)  Replace. a. Suspend the thermostat "1" in a container "2" filled with water. b. Slowly heat the water "3". c. Place a thermometer "4" in the water. d. While stirring the water, observe the thermostat and th ...

    Checking the shift drum assembly
    1. Check: Shift drum groove Damage/scratches/wear Replace the shift drum assembly. Shift drum segment "1" Damage/wear  Replace the shift drum assembly. Shift drum bearing "2" Damage/pitting Replace the shift drum assembly. ...

    Checking the radiator fan motor
    1. Check: Radiator fan motor Faulty/rough movement → Replace. a. Disconnect the radiator fan motor coupler from the wire harness. b. Connect the battery (DC 12 V) as shown. Positive tester probe → blue "1" Negative tester probe → black "2" c. Measure ...

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