Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Caliper Piston and Cylinder Damage

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Brakes / Calipers / Caliper Piston and Cylinder Damage

Replace the caliper if the cylinder and piston are badly scores or rusty.

Front Caliper [C] Rear Caliper [D]

Caliper Piston and Cylinder Damage


Caliper Piston and Cylinder Damage


Rear Caliper Dust Boot and Friction Boot Damage
Check that the dust boot [A] and friction boot [B] are not cracked, worn, swollen, or otherwise damaged. If they show any damage, replace it. ...

Rear Caliper Holder Shaft Wear
The caliper body must slide smoothly on the caliper holder shafts [A]. If the body does not slide smoothly, one pad will wear more than the other, pad wear will increase, and constant drag on the d ...

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ECU Communication Error (Service Code 39)
ECU Communication Line Inspection When the data is not sent from the ECU to the meter unit for more than about 10 seconds, the service code 39 is displayed. The data is sent through the CAN communication line. The service code 39 is detected with the meter unit. When the user mode, this commun ...

Intake Air Temperature Sensor Removal
NOTICE Never drop the intake air temperature sensor especially on a hard surface. Such a shock to the sensor can damage it. Remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Disconnect the connector [A] from the intake air temperature sensor. Remove the da ...

Oil Level Inspection
Check that the engine oil level is between the upper [A] and lower [B] levels in the gauge. NOTE Situate the motorcycle so that it is perpendicular to the ground. If the motorcycle has just been used, wait several minutes for all the oil to drain down. If the oil has just been changed, ...