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Author Topic: 2012 S front brake lever fix  (Read 70 times)


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2012 S front brake lever fix
« on: April 03, 2017, 04:42:42 AM »

My daughter was complaining about the feel of her front brake and wanted me to check it out.  It was very stiff and its movement felt like it was filled with rust.  I took the brake lever apart to grease the pivot shaft and discovered that the small return spring that causes the lever to return to its at-rest position, had come loose and was being wedged between the lever and the brake lever housing.  I reinstalled the spring into the housing's hole that secures one end of the spring and inserted the other end into the slot on the moveable lever.  That, along with a brake fluid, replacement has her brakes working like new again.   :)
Richard's motorcycle collection:  2014 14.2 kWh Zero S, 2016 BMW R1200RS, 2011 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Classic, 2009 BMW F650GS, 2005 Triumph T-100 Bonneville, 2002 Yamaha FZ1 (FZS1000N) and a 1978 Honda Kick 'N Go Senior.
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