Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Brush Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Electrical System / Electric Starter System / Brush Inspection

If any is worn down to the service limit, replace the brush assy.

Starter Motor Brush Length [B] Standard: 12.05 mm (0.4744 in.) Service Limit: 6.55 mm (0.258 in.)

Brush Inspection


Starter Motor Assembly
Install the positive brush assy [A] and the starter motor terminal [B] as shown in the figure. Replace the O-ring [C] with a new one, and install it. Install: Brush Springs [A] Ne ...

Commutator Cleaning and Inspection
Clean the metallic debris off the between commutator segments [A]. NOTE Do not use emery or sand paper on the commutator. Check the commutator for damage or abnormal wear. Replace ...

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Caliper Fluid Seal Damage
The fluid seal (piston seal) [A] is placed around the piston to maintain clearance between the pad and the disc. If the seal is in a poor condition, it could lead the pad to wear excessively or the brake to drag, which may cause the temperature of the discs or the brake fluid to increase. Re ...

Evaporative Emission Control System (California model only)
This system routes fuel vapors from the fuel system into the running engine or stores the vapors in a canister when the engine is stopped. Although no adjustments are required, a thorough visual inspection must be made at the intervals specified by the Periodic Maintenance Chart. Inspection ...

Idle Speed Control Valve Actuator Removal
NOTICE Never drop the idle speed control valve actuator especially on a hard surface. Such a shock to the actuator can damage it. Remove: Throttle Body Assy (see Throttle Body Assy Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Idle Speed Control Valve Actuator Retainer Screws [A] Idle Spe ...