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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Rear Frame Front Removal
Remove: Rear Frame Rear (see Rear Frame Rear Removal) Rear Fender Front (see Rear Fender Front Removal) Rear Footpeg Bracket Bolts [A] Rear Footpeg Bracket [B] Rear Frame Front Bolts [C] Left Rear Frame Front [D] Remove: Rear Footpeg Bracket Bolts [A] Rear Footpeg Bracke ...

Axle Inspection
Remove the front and rear axles (see Front/Rear Wheel Removal). Visually inspect the front and rear axle for damages. If the axle is damaged or bent, replace it. Place the axle in V blocks that are 100 mm (3.94 in.) [A] apart, and set a dial gauge [B] on the axle at a point halfway ...

Timing Rotor Installation
Install the timing rotor [A] on the crankshaft [B] with their teeth [C] aligned. Holding the timing rotor with the flywheel & pulley holder and tighten the bolt. Torque - Timing Rotor Bolt: 39 N·m (4.0 kgf·m, 29 ft·lb) Special Tool - Flywheel & Pulley Holder: 57001-1605 I ...