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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KIBS Hydraulic Unit Inspection
Remove the KIBS hydraulic unit (see KIBS Hydraulic Unit Removal). Visually inspect the connector terminals [A]. Replace the KIBS hydraulic unit or main harness if either of the terminals are cracked, bent, or otherwise damaged. If the KIBS hydraulic unit connector is clogged with mud or ...

Wheel Inspection
Raise the front/rear wheel off the ground. Special Tools - Jack: 57001-1238 Jack Attachment: 57001-1608 Spin the wheel lightly, and check for roughness or binding. If roughness or binding is found, replace the hub bearings (see Hub Bearing Removal/Installation). Inspect the wh ...

Subthrottle Sensor Resistance Inspection
Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Disconnect the subthrottle sensor connector. Connect a digital meter [A] to the subthrottle sensor connector [B]. Measure the subthrottle sensor resistance. Subthrottle Sensor Resistance Connections: BL lead [D] ←→ BR/BK lead [C] Standard: ...