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

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Periodic Maintenance / Periodic Maintenance Procedures / Others / Bolts, Nuts and Fasteners Tightness Inspection

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 ...

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Lighting System
This motorcycle adopt the daylight system and have a headlight relay in the relay box. The headlight does not go on when the ignition switch and the engine stop switch are first turned on. The headlight comes on after the starter button is released and stays on until the ignition switch is turn ...

Relay Box Removal
Remove the left fuel tank cover (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Disconnect the connectors [A]. Pull out the relay box [B] from the rubber protector [C]. NOTE The relay box has relays and diodes. The relays and diodes can not be removed. Relay Box Installa ...

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 ...