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Re: Sticking rear caliper
« Reply #20 on: January 07, 2019, 12:02:59 PM »
I should of course point out that I don't disagree with a single word that unsubtle said on the matter. I agree entirely  - but I did clearly say that it was external pressure not suction. Even I remember that from O level physics. I was just trying to keep it simple.

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Re: Sticking rear caliper
« Reply #21 on: January 07, 2019, 03:27:46 PM »
I regularly had trouble with the rear caliper on my former 2012. It even had pistons and seals replaced under warranty and shortly after it gave trouble sticking again. I suppose its no coincidence that the caliper was redesigned on later models. Sometimes it helped to open the reservoir, remove a little fluid and reset the expanding gasket to its original position.

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Re: Sticking rear caliper
« Reply #22 on: January 07, 2019, 03:34:11 PM »
One investment that I have made is a bike drier. Now when I come back, I rinse the bike off and physically dry the brakes before putting it away. It seems to have had an immediate effect. I questioned the wisdom of spending that much on a hair drier but I have to admit that I'm a convert already.

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Re: Sticking rear caliper
« Reply #23 on: January 07, 2019, 07:45:19 PM »
excellent write ups . I always use a little light rubber grease on reassembly. Also a pair of piston pliers are a god send - I bought a set of these af few years ago and they are excelllent-

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Sealey-Motorcycle-Motorbike-Brake-Caliper-Piston-Removal-Pliers-Pullers-VS1806/283271123921?epid=4017017199&hash=item41f44653d1:rk:1:pf:0

no more scored pistons - never failed yet !

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Re: Sticking rear caliper
« Reply #24 on: January 07, 2019, 09:05:16 PM »
These may have had something to do with my sticky brakes. There was also some corroding in the grooves the o-rings seat in. It looks like it will clean up well enough. I'll know better when I reassemble with new parts.



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Re: Sticking rear caliper
« Reply #25 on: January 07, 2019, 10:12:55 PM »
Ahh.

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Re: Sticking rear caliper
« Reply #26 on: January 08, 2019, 09:19:13 AM »
Nissin dust seals, same as oe are available from Honda 43109-MA3-006

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Re: Sticking rear caliper
« Reply #27 on: January 08, 2019, 09:55:29 AM »
Honda 43109-MA3-006

Available from Dave Silver Spares - a specialist Honda dealer who has them in stock:

                https://www.davidsilverspares.co.uk/parts/by-part-number/partnumber_43109MA3006/   - £3.36 each.

Now I know - going to order some this weekend ready for my prepping the bike for it's summer run out on it's holidays. 

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Re: Sticking rear caliper
« Reply #28 on: January 08, 2019, 10:49:00 AM »
*Originally Posted by Ollyreid [+]
Honda 43109-MA3-006

Available from Dave Silver Spares - a specialist Honda dealer who has them in stock:

                https://www.davidsilverspares.co.uk/parts/by-part-number/partnumber_43109MA3006/   - £3.36 each.

Now I know - going to order some this weekend ready for my prepping the bike for it's summer run out on it's holidays.

Fit using red rubber grease

 


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