Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Brake Lever Adjuster

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There is an adjuster on the brake lever. The adjuster has 6 positions so that the released lever position can be adjusted to suit the operator’s hands.

Push the lever forward and turn the adjuster to align the number with the mark on the lever holder. The distance from the grip to the released lever is minimum at Number 6 and maximum at Number 1.

Brake Lever Adjuster


A. Adjuster

B. Mark

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Fuel Tank Cap
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The caliper body must slide smoothly on the caliper holder shafts [A]. If the body does not slide smoothly, one pad will wear more than the other, pad wear will increase, and constant drag on the disc will raise brake and brake fluid temperature. Check to see that the caliper holder shafts ar ...

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