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 ...

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Meter instruments
Upper Button Lower Button Tachometer (with Shift-Up Indicator) Red Zone Ambient Brightness Sensor Turn Signal Indicator Light Warning Indicator Light (Red) Neutral Indicator Light Multifunction Meter High Beam Indicator Light Warning Indicator Light (Yellow) Fuel ...

Valve Clearance
Valve and valve seat wear decreases valve clearance, upsetting valve timing. NOTICE If valve clearance is left unadjusted, wear will eventually cause the valves to remain partly open; which lowers performance, burns the valves and valve seats, and may cause serious engine damage. Valve cle ...

Water Pump Housing Disassembly
NOTICE Do not damage the hole wall of the water pump housing. Insert a bar [A] into the pump housing [B], and hammer evenly around the circumference of the mechanical seal bottom [C]. Take the oil seal [A] out of the housing [B] with a hook [C]. ...