Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Brake Fluid

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / Maintenance and adjustment / Brakes / Brake Fluid

In accordance with the PeriodicMaintenance Chart, inspect the brake fluid level in both the front and rear brake fluid reservoirs and change the brake fluid. The brake fluid should also be changed if it becomes contaminated with dirt or water.

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 s ...

Fluid Requirement
Use heavy-duty brake fluid only from a container marked DOT4. NOTICE Do not spill brake fluid onto any painted surface. Do not use fluid from a container that has been left open or that has b ...

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Oil Pump Drive Gear Installation
Install is the reverse of removal. Note the following. First, engage the oil pump chain [A] to the gears, and then install the oil pump drive gear [B]. Turn the “OUT” mark [C] to outside. Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the oil pump drive chain guide bolt and the oil pump drive ...

Spring Preload Adjustment
The spring preload adjuster is located at the lower end of each front fork leg and can be adjusted. To increase spring preload and stiffen the suspension, turn the preload adjuster clockwise with a hexagon wrench. To decrease preload and soften the suspension, turn the preload adjust ...

Fuel Hose Replacement
Remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). WARNINGFuel is flammable and explosive under certain conditions and can cause severe burns. Be prepared for fuel spillage; any spilled fuel must be completely wiped up immediately. When the fue ...