Motorcycle Repair Questions? Ask a Mechanic ASAP
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the clip should be replaced at every pad change.
ensure the inboard pad is firmly attached to the bracket with the screw provided.
after replacing the pads, squeeze the brake lever until you get good pressure then give it a good gorilla squeeze. this seats the square rings on the pistons and allows you to check for leaks. the lever should hold pressure.
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