General Maintenance

1. INSPECT BRAKE LINE PIPES AND HOSES

HINT:

Work in a well-lighted area. Turn the front wheels fully to the right or left before beginning the inspection.

(a) Using a mirror, check the entire circumference and length of the brake lines and hoses for:

• Deformation

(b) Check all the clamps for tightness and the connections for leakage.

(c) Check that the hoses and lines are not near sharp edges, moving parts or the exhaust system.

(d) Check that the lines are installed properly and pass through the center of the grommets.

2. INSPECT BRAKE PEDAL

3. INSPECT PARKING BRAKE

4. INSPECT BRAKE LININGS

(a) Check the brake linings. Also check the brake linings of parking brake.

5. INSPECT FRONT BRAKE

(a) Check the front brake pads and discs (See page BR-50).

6. INSPECT REAR BRAKE

(a) Check the rear brake pads, discs linings and drums (See page BR-62).

7. INSPECT OR CHANGE BRAKE FLUID

SAE J1703 or FMVSS No. 116 DOT3

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