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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Brake Hose and Pipe Replacement
NOTICE Brake fluid quickly ruins painted plastic surfaces; any spilled fluid should be completely washed away immediately. Remove: Upper Fairing Assembly (see Upper Fairing Assembly Removal in the Frame chapter) Brake Hose Fitting Bolt [A] Brake Hose Banjo Bolts [B] Bolt [C] Clamp ...

Shift Fork Guide Pin/Drum Groove Wear Inspection
Measure the diameter of each shift fork guide pin [A], and measure the width [B] of each shift drum groove. If the guide pin on any shift fork is less than the service limit, the fork must be replaced. Shift Fork Guide Pin Diameter Standard: 6.9 7.0 mm (0.272 0.276 in.) Service Limit: ...

Crankshaft Installation
NOTE If the crankshaft is replaced with a new one, refer to the Connecting Rod Big End Bearing/Crankshaft Main Bearing Insert Selection in the Specifications. NOTICE If the crankshaft, bearing inserts, or crankcase halves are replaced with new ones, select the bearing inserts and check cleara ...