Front brake lever removal from master cylinder - - Excellence in Motion
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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Apr 30th, 2011, 1:54 pm Thread Starter
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Front brake lever removal from master cylinder


My weekend project is removing the front master cylinder, cleaning it up, replacing the piston with a new one and reassembly. Well, I have hit a snag. Everything came apart fine until it became time to remove the lever. The allen bolt that seems to serve as a pivot finally came loose but will not come all of the way out. I have turned it with some vicegrips while pulling but it will not come out. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Apr 30th, 2011, 2:15 pm
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It really helps if you put the year and model either in your sig or in your post (like the title.)

Sounds like it's a 4 valve brake lever though. Try exerting some sideways pressure on an Allen wrench and pulling on it.

Be sure to check the wall of the master cylinder bore for pitting while you have things apart.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Apr 30th, 2011, 2:58 pm Thread Starter
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Sorry, it is a 1991 K100RS 4 valve/cylinder.
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