Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Aprilia RS 125 front brake system , cylinder brake hose and lever removal , front caliper removal , brake pad check



Im stripping the front brake system out today , removing the caliper and brake cylinder lever and hose .











I start at top - empty the brake fluid from brake pot ,
undo the two size 5 allen head bolts for the brake cylinder / lever bracket .

and last the 8mm brake fluid pot fastener 



The brake light switch electrical connector wiring needs to be 
removed .


lastly i take the caliper off 


undo 2 size 5 lever bracket bolts 



empty pot 


make sure to not lose this seal as it sometimes fall out 



8mm brake cylinder fastener 



Undo the banjo bolt hold brake hose to the cylinder 


you may need to extend the spanner 



remove the lever / cyclinder bracket half 


and the cylinder / lever and hose should pull up through nose cone 




to get the caliper off you need to undo both the 10mm caliper mount bolts 


you may need to extend spanner for leverage 


you can check brakes by removing this plastic cover 



caliper pulls lose and is quite tight to disc put it will pull off with minor force 





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