Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Balance Adjustment

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Wheels/Tires / Wheels (Rims) / Balance Adjustment

If the wheel rotates and the weight goes up, replace the weight with the next heavier size. If the wheel rotates and the weight goes down, replace the weight with the next lighter size. Repeat these steps until the wheel remains at rest after being rotated 1/4 turn.

Balance Adjustment


Balance Inspection
Remove the front and rear wheels (see Front/Rear Wheel Removal). Support the wheel so that it can be spun freely. Spin the wheel lightly, and mark [A] the wheel at the top when the wheel st ...

Balance Weight Removal
Insert a regular tip screwdrivers [A] [B] between the rib [C] and weight [D] as shown in the figure. Pry the balance weight with two screwdrivers and remove the balance weight. Discard the ...

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Fuel Level Warning Indicator Light
: The fuel level warning indicators are activated when approximately 3.8 L (1.0 US gal) of fuel remains as follows: For models without KIBS: A. Fuel Level Warning Indicator Light B. “FUEL” Indication The fuel level warning indicator light ( ) goes on and “FUEL” blinks in the ...

Swingarm Installation
Visually inspect the chain guide [A]. Replace the chain guide if it shows any signs of abnormal wear or damage. Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the chain guide bolt [B]. Apply plenty of grease to the lip of the oil seals [A]. Be sure to install the oil seals ...

Tachometer
The tachometer shows the engine speed in revolutions per minute (r/min, rpm). On the right side of the tachometer face is a portion called the “red zone”. Engine r/min (rpm) in the red zone is above maximum recommended engine speed and is also above the range for good performance. ...