Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Caliper Installation

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Brakes / Calipers / Caliper Installation

For the front caliper, be sure to install the collars [A].

Replace the washers on each side of hose fitting with new ones.

Caliper Installation


Touch the brake hoses [A] to the stopper [B] of the caliper.

Front Calipers [C] Rear Caliper [D]

Caliper Installation


WARNING

After servicing, it takes several applications of the brake lever or pedal before the brake pads contact the disc, which could result in increased stopping distance and cause an accident resulting in injury or death. Do not attempt to ride the motorcycle until a firm brake lever or pedal is obtained by pumping the lever or pedal until the pads are against the disc.

Front Caliper Disassembly

Front Caliper Assembly

Rear Caliper Disassembly

Refer to the Caliper Rubber Parts Replacement in the Periodic Maintenance chapter.

Rear Caliper Assembly

Refer to the Caliper Rubber Parts Replacement in the Periodic Maintenance chapter.

Rear Caliper Removal
Remove: Bolt [A] Rear Wheel Rotation Sensor [B] Loosen the banjo bolt [C] at the brake hose lower end, and tighten it loosely. Loosen the caliper holder pin [D]. Remove the rear wheel ( ...

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 ...

Other materials:

S-KTRC Warning Indicator Light
The yellow warning indicator light in the meter unit functions as the S-KTRC warning indicator light. The yellow warning indicator light and all S-KTRC mode indicators blink whenever there is a malfunction in the S-KTRC system. At this time, the S-KTRC system does not function. If the ye ...

Oil Filter Replacement
Drain the engine oil (see Engine Oil Change). Remove the left lower fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter). Remove the oil filter [A] with the oil filter wrench [B]. Special Tool - Oil Filter Wrench: 57001-1249 Replace the filter with a new one. Apply grease t ...

Engine Stop Switch
A. Engine Stop Switch B. START/STOP Switch (for Stop Watch) C. Starter Button In addition to the ignition switch, the engine stop switch must be in the position for the motorcycle to operate. The engine stop switch is for emergency use. If required, move the switch to the  positio ...