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:

    Removing the handlebars
    1. Stand the vehicle on a level surface. WARNINGSecurely support the vehicle so that there is no danger of it falling over. 2. Remove: Handlebar grip "1" NOTE: Blow compressed air between the handlebar and the handlebar grip, and gradually push the grip off the handleb ...

    Checking the clutch boss
    1. Check: Clutch boss splines Damage/pitting/wear Replace the clutch boss. NOTE: Pitting on the clutch boss splines will cause erratic clutch operation. Checking the pressure plate 1. Check: Pressure plate Cracks/damage Replace. Checking the clutch push lever and short clutch push ...

    Faulty clutch
    Clutch slips 1. Clutch Improperly assembled clutch Improperly adjusted clutch cable Loose or fatigued clutch spring Worn friction plate Worn clutch plate 2. Engine oil Incorrect oil level Incorrect oil viscosity (low) Deteriorated oil Clutch drags 1. Clutch Unevenly t ...

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