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MAINTENANCE WORK ON CHASSIS AND ENGINE 58
Removing front brake liningsbx
Danger of accidentsಘImproper brake maintenance and repair.
ದ Always have your brake system maintained and repaired in an authorized KTM workshop.
ದ Press the brake caliper by hand on to the brake disc in order to press back the
Make sure when pushing back the brake pistons that you do not press the
brake caliper against the spokes.
ದ Remove the locking split pinsb
, withdraw the boltb, and take out the brake
ದ Remove cable clipb
. Remove screwsb and take off brake caliper.
ದ Clean brake caliper and brake caliper support.
Installing the front brake liningsbx
Danger of accidentsಘReduced braking due to oil or grease on the brake discs.
ದ Always keep the brake discs free of oil and grease, and clean them with brake cleaner when necessary.
Danger of accidentsಘReduced braking due to use of non-approved brake linings.
ದ Brake linings available from accessory suppliers are often not tested and approved for use on KTM vehicles. The construc-
tion and friction factor of the brake linings and therefore the brake power can differ considerably from the original KTM
brake linings. If brake linings are used that differ from the originals, there is no guarantee that they comply with the origi-
nal license. The vehicle no longer corresponds to the condition at delivery, and the warranty is no longer valid.
ದ Check the brake discs. ( P. 55)
ದ Check parts for damage and wear. Replace damaged or worn parts.
ದ Check that leaf springb
in the brake caliper and sliding plateb in the brake
caliper support are seated correctly.
The arrow on the leaf spring points in the rotation direction of the brake
ದ Fit the brake linings, insert boltb, and mount locking split pinsb.
ದ Position brake caliper, mount and tighten screwsb
Screw, front brake caliper M8 25bNm
ದ Fit cable clipb
ದ Operate the hand brake lever repeatedly until the brake linings lie on the brake disc
and there is a tight spot.