Kawasaki KX65 Motorcycle User Manual

BRAKES 10-15
Brake Pad Removal
Loosen the pad bolts [A].
Remove the caliper [B].
Remove the pad bolts.
Take out the piston side pad.
Push the caliper holder toward the piston, and then re-
move another pad from the caliper holder.
Brake Pad Installation
Push the caliper pistons in by hand as far as they will go.
Install the piston side pad [A] first, and then another pad
Tighten the brake pad bolt.
Torque - Brake Pad Bolts: 18 N·m (1.8 kgf·m, 13 ft·lb)
Check the brake for good braking power, no brake drag,
and no fluid leakage.
Do not attempt to drive the motorcycle until a full
brake lever or pedal is obtained by pumping the
brake lever or pedal until the pads are against the
disc. The brake will not function on the first appli-
cation of the lever or pedal if this is not done.
Brake Pad Inspection
Check the lining thickness and condition of the pads in
each caliper.
If either pad is damaged, replace both pads in the caliper
as a set.
If the lining thickness [A] of either pad is less than the
service limit [B], replace both pads in the caliper as a set.
Lining Thickness
Front 4.5 mm
Rear 4.5 mm
Service Limit:
Front 0.7 mm
Rear 0.7 mm