Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Brake Pad Wear Inspection

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Brake Pad Wear Inspection


If the lining thickness of either pad is less than the service limit [B], replace both pads in the caliper as a set.

Front Brake Pad [C] Rear Brake Pad [D]

Pad Lining Thickness

Standard:

Front 4.0 mm (0.16 in.)

Rear 4.5 mm (0.18 in.)

Service Limit: 1 mm (0.04 in.)

Brake Fluid Level Inspection
Check that the brake fluid level in the front brake reservoir [A] is above the lower level line [B]. NOTE Hold the reservoir horizontal by turning the handlebar when checking brake fluid ...

Brake Operation Inspection
Inspect the operation of the front and rear brake by running the vehicle on the dry road. If the brake operation is insufficiency, inspect the brake system. WARNINGWhen test riding th ...

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Footpeg
Footpeg Height Adjustment The front footpeg can be adjusted within 2 positions in height to suit the rider’s preference. Footpeg [A] Bolts [B] Bolt Holes [C] Footpeg Position 1 [D] Footpeg Position 2 [E] Remove the bolts [A]. Adjust the footpeg height. NOTE In ...

Brake Hose and Pipe Damage and Installation Condition Inspection
Inspect the brake hoses, pipes and fittings for deterioration, cracks and signs of leakage. The high pressure inside the brake line can cause fluid to leak [A] or the hose to burst if the line is not properly maintained. Bend and twist the rubber hose while examining it. Replace the ...

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 ...