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    Linked brakes - what am I missing!?
    on: Sep 29, 2021, 12.02 pm
    Sep 29, 2021, 12.02 pm
    Just changing the brake pads front and rear.
    While I am cleaning the callipers/pistons etc I have noticed on the front calliper the lower pistons do not move out when I press the rear brake? The pistons are free as I can push them back in by hand??
    Same with the rear calliper, the second piston does not move with the front brake being squeezed but again the pistons move freely by hand??
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    Re: Linked brakes - what am I missing!?
    Reply #1 on: Sep 29, 2021, 01.00 pm
    Sep 29, 2021, 01.00 pm
    Oddly enough the front left lower pistons did not move when applying the rear brake BUT the pistons on the front right calliper did!?
    I would say they were seized but I can easily move the pistons by hand.
    I didnít try it with the bike running, not sure if there is an electrical element to the linked brake system or if it is purely hydraulic!?

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    Re: Linked brakes - what am I missing!?
    Reply #2 on: Sep 29, 2021, 01.35 pm
    Sep 29, 2021, 01.35 pm
    Only the pistons of the right caliper are combined with a rear brake. The ones on the left clamp. They are not combined braking.

    When you press the front brake lever. The pistons of the rear caliper do not actuate either.

    In short: only the pistons of the right caliper are combined braking when we press the rear brake.
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    Re: Linked brakes - what am I missing!?
    Reply #3 on: Sep 29, 2021, 01.46 pm
    Sep 29, 2021, 01.46 pm
    *Originally Posted by digital [+]
    Only the pistons of the right caliper are combined with a rear brake. The ones on the left clamp. They are not combined braking.

    When you press the front brake lever. The pistons of the rear caliper do not actuate either.

    In short: only the pistons of the right caliper are combined braking when we press the rear brake.

    Thatís great, thanks for clearing that up for me!

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    Re: Linked brakes - what am I missing!?
    Reply #4 on: Sep 29, 2021, 06.50 pm
    Sep 29, 2021, 06.50 pm
    To confirm - It is only the 2 lower pistons of the front right Caliper
    that are Linked, and operate when the Rear Brake is applied.

    Owners Handbook, Page 99 :
    Braking
    This motorcycle is equipped with the Triumph Linked Brakes System,
    combined with the Anti-lock Brake System (ABS).

    In this system the rear brake is linked to the
    two lower pistons in the front right hand brake caliper.

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    Re: Linked brakes - what am I missing!?
    Reply #5 on: Sep 29, 2021, 07.04 pm
    Sep 29, 2021, 07.04 pm
    *Originally Posted by Coconut [+]
    To confirm - It is only the 2 lower pistons of the front right Caliper
    that are Linked, and operate when the Rear Brake is applied.

    Owners Handbook, Page 99 :
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