Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Bolts, Nuts and Fasteners Tightness Inspection

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NOTE

For the engine fasteners, check the tightness of them when the engine is cold (at room temperature).

Bolt, Nut and Fastener to be checked

Engine:

Clutch Lever Pivot Bolt Locknut

Engine Mounting Bolts and Nuts

Exhaust Pipe Clamp Bolt

Exhaust Pipe Holder Nuts

Muffler Body Clamp Bolt

Muffler Body Mounting Bolt

Premuffler Chamber Bracket Bolt

Premuffler Chamber Mounting Bolt

Radiator Bolts

Wheels:

Front Axle Clamp Bolts

Front Axle Nut

Rear Axle Nut

Rear Axle Nut Cotter Pin

Brakes:

Brake Lever Pivot Bolt and Locknut

Brake Pedal Bolt

Caliper Mounting Bolts

Front Master Cylinder Clamp Bolts

Rear Master Cylinder Mounting Bolts

Rear Master Cylinder Push Rod Joint Cotter Pin

Suspension:

Front Fork Clamp Bolts

Rear Shock Absorber Nuts

Swingarm Pivot Shaft Nut

Tie-Rod Nuts

Rocker Arm Nut

Steering:

Handlebar Clamp Bolts

Steering Stem Head Nut

Others:

Footpeg Bracket Bolts

Front Fender Mounting Bolts

Rear Frame Bolts

Sidestand Bolt

Sidestand Bracket Bolts

Chassis Parts Lubrication
Before lubricating each part, clean off any rusty spots with rust remover and wipe off any grease, oil, dirt, or grime. Lubricate the points listed below with indicated lubricant. NOTE When ...

Replacement Parts
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Other materials:

Brakes
Brake Wear Inspection Inspect the brakes for wear. For each front and rear disc brake caliper, if the thickness of either pad is less than 1 mm (0.04 in.), replace both pads in the caliper as a set. Pad replacement should be done by an authorized Kawasaki dealer. A. Lining Thickness B. ...

Braking
Close the throttle completely, leaving the clutch engaged (except when shifting gears) so that the engine will help slow down the motorcycle. Shift down one gear at a time so that you are in 1st gear when you come to a complete stop. When stopping, always apply both brakes at the ...

Spring Preload Adjustment
To adjust the spring preload, turn the spring preload adjuster [A]. The standard adjuster setting is the 6 turns in from the fully counterclockwise position. WARNINGIf both adjusters are not adjusted equally, handling may be impaired and a hazardous condition may result. B ...