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  1. F650 Single Discussion
    Seeing a few posts on brakes and brake problems got me to look at my brake fluid today... Its just over minimum at the rear, I can't see what it is at the front, and it looks very cloudy... Woopes... Anyway, I have looked up how to do it and it seems easy enough: Clean everything Open the...
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    Over the last few months I've noticed a degradation in braking performance - a large squeeze is needed of the lever to get the fronts to come on. About halfway back to the bar in fact. To me, this seemed like pad wear, reasonable enough therefore to need new fluid to make up the difference in...
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    I got my bike serviced about 500 miles ago and I had new pads front and rear and the brake fluid replaced as per the manufacturer's instruction. I did some checks (oil, cooling etc.) and my front brake fluid reservoir seems to be empty. There doesn't seem any evidence of a leak. So my...
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    Pressed the rear brake on my Funduro tonight and brake fluid jetted out what seems to be the hydraulic brake light switch ... fingers crossed it's only the switch :) 12 quid or so from Motobins so when the Royal Mail go back to work it'll be winging it's way to me. It seems to have corroded...
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    While out last night i noticed that there appeared to be no brake fluid in my reservoir :uhoh: , yet the brakes were working fine! I gingerly rode home and set about topping it up. After taking off the lid and pulling out that crazy bit of rubber that sits in the reservoir (I assume everyone...
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    :wall: I have persused the FAQ's on chnging the fork seal on my 2001 F650GS and seemed to have missed the bit I need. When I changed the fork seals on my '96 Funduro the top fork stantion was as per normal ie ciclip , nut and the top cam off to allow the springs etc to come out AND more...
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    Hi all today i noticed that the front brake fluid reservoir leaks when the front brake is pumped (applied),fluid oozing slightly,the two screws were tight when checked,so i undid them to check if rubber seal was in place properly(don`t know if it was proper but it did seem dipped in middle so i...
  8. F650 Single Discussion
    rear brake fluid bowl (resevior??) if it is getting down to the min. line can i just pour a little extra in?? i know i should check the chain gang etc but ....... let me know your thoughts and experiences and types of fluid etc. thankyou very much v.
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    I am about to bleed/replace rear Brake fluid on 2000 F650GS, so that i do not buy too much but ensure i have enough....any idea how much fluid the rear brake system takes ? Cheers
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    I recently had a very small leak from the front brake fluid reservoir it didn't leak enough to hit tank although still a bit worrying any views.
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