2002-2007 Suzuki 500 LTA Service Manual, Page 33Get this manual

2002-2007 Suzuki 500 LTA Service Manual, Page 33

PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AIR BLEEDING THE BRAKE FLUID CIRCUIT Air trapped in the brake fluid circuit acts like cushion absorb
into receptacle Squeeze and release the brake lever or the brake pedal several times in rapid succession and squeeze the
lever or the pedal fully without releasing itLoosen the air bleeder valve by turning it quarter of turn so that the brake
fluid runs into the receptacle, this will remove the tension of the brake lever causing it to touch the handlebar grip or
the brake pedal reaching bottom of the strokeThen, close the air bleeder valve, pump and squeeze the lever or the pedal,
and open the valveRepeat this process until the fluid flowing into the receptacle no longer contains air bubbles NOTE: While
bleeding the brake system, replenish the brake fluid in the reservoir as necessaryMake sure that there is always some fluid
visible in the reservoir Close the air bleeder valve, and disconnect the hoseFill the reservoir with brake fluid to the top