Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Brake Hose and Pipe Damage and Installation Condition Inspection

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The high pressure inside the brake line can cause fluid to leak [A] or the hose to burst if the line is not properly maintained.

Bend and twist the rubber hose while examining it.

Torque - Brake Hose Banjo Bolts: 25 N·m (2.5 kgf·m, 18 ft·lb)

Brake Hose and Pipe Damage and Installation Condition Inspection


If any brake hose routing is incorrect, run the brake hose according to Cable, Wire, and Hose Routing section in the Appendix chapter.

Brake Fluid Leak (Brake Hose and Pipe) Inspection
For KIBS equipped models, remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Apply the brake lever or pedal and inspect the brake fluid leak from the brake hoses [ ...

Brake Fluid Level Inspection
Check that the brake fluid level in the front brake reservoir [A] is above the lower level line [B]. NOTE Hold the reservoir horizontal by turning the handlebar when checking brake fluid ...

Other materials:

Cylinder Head Cover Removal
Remove: Air Suction Valves (see Air Suction Valve Removal) Throttle Body Assy (see Throttle Body Assy Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Stick Coils (see Stick Coil Removal in the Electrical System chapter) Remove the clamps [A]. Turn up the front side of the heat insulation ...

Rear Shock Absorber Inspection
Remove the rear shock absorber (see Rear Shock Absorber Removal). Visually inspect the following items. Smooth Stroke Oil Leakage Crack or Dent If there is any damage to the rear shock absorber, replace it. Visually inspect the rubber bushing [A]. If it show any signs o ...

Operating Procedures
Clean the seat area carefully. Coat the seat with machinist’s dye. Fit a 45° cutter into the holder and slide it into the valve guide. Press down lightly on the handle and turn it right or left. Grind the seating surface only until it is smooth. NOTICE Do not grind the seat too ...