7. Brake Hose
A: REMOVAL
1) Separate brake pipe from brake hose.
(Always use flare nut wrench and be careful not to
deform flare nut.)
S4M0470A
(1) Clamp
(2) Brake pipe
(3) Brake hose
2) Pull out clamp to remove brake hose.
3) Remove clamp at strut and union bolt.
B: INSTALLATION
1. FRONT BRAKE HOSE
1) Route end of brake hose (on caliper side)
through hole in brake hose bracket at strut loca-
tion.
2) Tighten end of brake hose at caliper using a
union bolt.
Tightening torque (Union bolt):
18
3 Nm (1.8
0.3 kg-m, 13.0
2.2 ft-lb)
S4M0113
3) Secure middle fitting of brake hose to bracket at
strut location using a clamp.
4) Position disc in straight-forward direction and
route brake hose through hole in bracket on wheel
apron side.
CAUTION:
Be sure brake hose is not twisted.
5) Temporarily tighten flare nut to connect brake
pipe and hose.
6) Fix brake hose with clamp at wheel apron
bracket.
7) While holding hexagonal part of brake hose fit-
ting with a wrench, tighten flare nut to the specified
torque.
Tightening torque (Brake pipe flare nut):
15
+3
/
?2
Nm (1.5
+0.3
/
?0.2
kg-m, 10.8
+2.2
/
?1.4
ft-lb)
8) Bleed air from the brake system.
2. REAR BRAKE HOSE
1) Pass brake hose through the hole of bracket,
and lightly tighten flare nut to connect brake pipe.
2) Insert clamp upward to fix brake hose.
3) While holding hexagonal part of brake hose fit-
ting with a wrench, tighten flare nut to the specified
torque.
Tightening torque (Brake pipe flare nut):
15
+3
/
?2
Nm (1.5
+0.3
/
?0.2
kg-m, 10.8
+2.2
/
?1.4
ft-lb)
4) Bleed air from the brake system.
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4-4 [W7A0] SERVICE PROCEDURE
7. Brake Hose