Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Brake Lever Position Adjustment

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Brakes / Brake Lever, Brake Pedal / Brake Lever Position Adjustment

The brake lever adjuster has 6 positions so that the brake lever position can be adjusted to suit the operator’s hand.

The distance from the grip to the lever is minimum at number 6 and maximum at number 1.

Brake Lever Position Adjustment


Brake Lever, Brake Pedal
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Brake Pedal Position Inspection
Check that the brake pedal [A] is in the correct position. Footpeg [B] Pedal Position Standard: About 65 mm (2.6 in.) [C] below top of footpeg If it is incorrect, adjust the position. ...

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Jump starting
If your motorcycle battery is “run down”, it should be removed and charged. If this is not practical, a 12 volt booster battery and jumper cables may be used to start the engine. DANGER Battery acid generates hydrogen gas which is flammable and explosive under certain conditions. It i ...

Valve Seat Inspection
Remove the valve (see Valve Removal). Check the valve seating surface [A] between the valve [B] and valve seat [C]. Measure the outside diameter [D] of the seating pattern on the valve seat. If the outside diameter is too large or too small, repair the seat (see Valve Seat Repair). Val ...

Ball Bearing and Needle Bearing
Do not remove pressed ball or needle unless removal is absolutely necessary. Replace with new ones whenever removed. Press bearings with the manufacturer and size marks facing out. Press the bearing into place by putting pressure on the correct bearing race as shown. Pressing the incorrect ra ...