Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Brakes

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / Maintenance and adjustment / Brakes

Brake Wear Inspection

Inspect the brakes for wear. For each front and rear disc brake caliper, if the thickness of either pad is less than 1 mm (0.04 in.), replace both pads in the caliper as a set. Pad replacement should be done by an authorized Kawasaki dealer.

Brake Wear Inspection


A. Lining Thickness

B. 1 mm (0.04 in.)

Lubrication
Lubrication is necessary after riding through rain or on wet roads, or any time that the chain appears dry. Use a lubricant for sealed chains to prevent deterioration of chain seals. If the chain ...

Brake Fluid
In accordance with the PeriodicMaintenance Chart, inspect the brake fluid level in both the front and rear brake fluid reservoirs and change the brake fluid. The brake fluid should also be change ...

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Rocker Arm Installation
Install the both rocker arms [A] so that their marks [B] face left side. Replace the tie-rod nut, rear shock absorber nut and rocker arm nut with new ones. Apply grease to the inside of the oil seals. Tighten: Torque - Rocker Arm Nut: 34 N·m (3.5 kgf·m, 25 ft·lb) Tie-Rod ...

Throttle Body Assy Holder Installation
Be sure to install the new O-rings [A]. Using a high flash-point solvent, clean off any oil or dirt that may be on the silicone sealant coating area. Dry them with a clean cloth. Apply silicone sealant to any two positions of the new O -ring. Sealant - Liquid Gasket, TB1211F: 92104-0 ...

Crankshaft Side Clearance Inspection
Insert a thickness gauge [A] between the thrust washer [B] on the crankcase and the crank web [C] at the #3 main journal to determine clearance. If the clearance exceeds the service limit, replace the thrust washers as a set and check the width of the crankshaft #3 main journal. Cra ...