Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Brake Hose and Pipe Replacement

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NOTICE

Brake fluid quickly ruins painted plastic surfaces; any spilled fluid should be completely washed away immediately.

Brake Hose and Pipe Replacement


Brake Hose and Pipe Replacement


Take care not to spill the brake fluid on the painted or plastic parts.

Temporarily secure the end of the brake hose to some high place to keep fluid loss to a minimum.

Immediately wash away any brake fluid that spills.

Brake Hose and Pipe Replacement


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

Brake Hose and Pipe Replacement


NOTE

When removing the brake pipes and hoses on the hydraulic unit, remove them according to each assembly of the exploded view in the Brakes chapter.

If there is any damage, replace the damaged parts with new ones.

NOTE

Tighten the brake pipe joint nuts at both ends of the brake pipe temporarily and then tighten them to the specified torque.

Torque - Brake Hose Banjo Bolts: 25 N·m (2.5 kgf·m, 18 ft·lb) Brake Pipe Joint Nuts: 18 N·m (1.8 kgf·m, 13 ft·lb)

Brake Hose and Pipe Replacement


Oil Filter Replacement
Drain the engine oil (see Engine Oil Change). Remove the left lower fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter). Remove the oil filter [A] with the oil filter wrench [B]. Spec ...

Brake Fluid Change
NOTE The procedure to change the front brake fluid is as follows. Changing the rear brake fluid is the same as for the front brake. Level the brake fluid reservoir. Remove: Screw [A] ...

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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 ...

Throttle Body Assy Installation
Apply a thin coat of grease to the throttle cable lower ends. Fit the accelerator cable end [A] and the decelerator cable end [B] into the throttle pulley. Install the clamp [C] securely. Install the throttle body assy holder clamp bolt heads [A] outside as shown in the figure. ...

Coupling Bearing Installation
Replace the bearing with a new one. Press in the bearing [A] until it is bottomed. Special Tool - Bearing Driver Set [B]: 57001-1129 Pack the bearing with high-temperature grease. Replace the circlip with a new one. Special Tool - Inside Circlip Pliers: 57001-143 Replace the grease se ...