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post #1 of 6 Old 01-26-2018, 03:02 PM Thread Starter
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Brake fluid replacement

Sorry if I'm covering a subject thats already been discussed.
I replaced the brake fluid two years ago on my 09 DL650A as specified in the manual.

However I recalled in my mind that your suppose to do the front brakes in order. Long line first or short line first. I can't remember. And reading through the manual I can find nothing about this.

So did someone talk about it here, or am I just nuts?

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post #2 of 6 Old 01-26-2018, 03:21 PM
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Begin with the farthest from the reservoir is the rule of thumb.

DL1000K6 Two wheels good; four wheels bad.
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Begin with the farthest from the reservoir is the rule of thumb.
That makes sense. I just wanted to hear it from the people here.

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Makes the work very simple. I even got to the rear reservoir with little effort.
Nice when the brakes work well.
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Makes the work very simple. I even got to the rear reservoir with little effort.
Nice when the brakes work well.
Darn you......You just made me spend $26 (with postage) and I need stuff for my 2015 Triumph Trophy SE!!!
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Hey, I swapped out those suckers and it was the neatest, least messy fluid change I've ever done.
SlaM, BAM, THANK YOU MA'AM.
I thought $26 was cheap since the BMW dealer charged me $100 to do my 800ST.
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