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Brake Hose and Line Inspection

  1. Inspect the brake hoses for damage, deterioration, leaks, interference, and twisting.
  1. Check the brake lines for damage, rusting, and leaks. Also check for bent brake lines.
  1. Check for leaks at hose and line joints and connections, and retighten if necessary.
  1. Check the master cylinder and the ABS/VSA modulator-control unit for damage and leaks.
    Connection Point
    Component
    Connected to
    Specified Torque Value
    Note
    A
    Front brake caliper
    Brake hose
    34 N·m (3.5 kgf·m, 25 lbf·ft)
    Banjo bolt
    Bleed screw
    8.5 N·m (0.9 kgf·m, 6.5 lbf·ft)
    B
    Rear brake caliper (disc type)
    Brake hose
    34 N·m (3.5 kgf·m, 25 lbf·ft)
    Banjo bolt
    Bleed screw
    8.5 N·m (0.9 kgf·m, 6.5 lbf·ft)
    Rear wheel cylinder (drum type)
    Brake line
    15 N·m (1.5 kgf·m, 11 lbf·ft)
    Flare nut
    Bleed screw
    7 N·m (0.7 kgf·m, 5 lbf·ft)
    C
    Brake hose
    Brake line
    15 N·m (1.5 kgf·m, 11 lbf·ft)
    Flare nut
    D
    Master cylinder
    Brake line
    15 N·m (1.5 kgf·m, 11 lbf·ft)
    Flare nut
    E
    ABS modulator-control unit
    Brake line (10 mm nut)
    15 N·m (1.5 kgf·m, 11 lbf·ft)
    Flare nut
    VSA modulator-control unit
    Brake line (12 mm nut)
    22 N·m (2.2 kgf·m, 16 lbf·ft)
    Flare nut