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

Starter Button
The starter button operates the electric starter when the transmission is in neutral. Refer to the Starting the Engine section of the “How to Ride the Motorcycle” chapter for starting instr ...

Fuel Tank Cap
To open the fuel tank cap, pull up the key hole cover. Insert the ignition key into the fuel tank cap and turn the key to the right. To close the cap, push it down into place with the key inser ...

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ESD Actuator Resistance Inspection
Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Remove the electronic steering damper unit (see Steering Damper Removal in the Steering chapter). Connect a digitalmeter to the ESD actuator connector [A]. Measure the ESD actuator resistance. ESD Actuator Resistance Connections: BK lead [1] ← ...

Crankcase Halves Assembly
Install: Crankshaft (see Crankshaft Installation) Connecting Rods (see Connecting Rod Installation) Using a cleaning fluid, clean off any oil or dirt on the mating surface of the crankcase halves. Apply liquid gasket to the mating surface of the lower crankcase half as shown in the fi ...

Brake Light Switch Operation Inspection
Turn the ignition switch to ON. The brake light (LED) [A] should go on when the brake lever is applied or after the brake pedal is depressed about 10 mm (0.39 in.). If it does not, adjust the brake light switch. Remove the front footpeg bracket (see Brake Pedal Removal in the B ...