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Thread: 2013 F700GS - rear brake pedal has long engagement

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    2013 F700GS - rear brake pedal has long engagement

    My rear brake pedal has to be pushed far before the brake engages, so much that I don't think I can lock up the rear wheel. I have already tried the "tie a weight to the pedal and leave it overnight" on the advice of my salesman. Before I submit for service, is there any adjustments I can do on my own to shorten the travel?

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    Brake pad thickness? How does the rotor look?
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    Air in the system I think.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Omega Man View Post
    Brake pad thickness? How does the rotor look?
    OM
    I will take a look tonight.

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