Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Chassis Parts Lubrication

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Periodic Maintenance / Periodic Maintenance Procedures / Others / Chassis Parts Lubrication

NOTE

Whenever the vehicle has been operated under wet or rainy conditions, or especially after using a high-pressure water spray, perform the general lubrication.

Pivots: Lubricate with Grease.

Brake Lever

Brake Pedal

Clutch Lever

Rear Master Cylinder Push Rod Joint Pin

Sidestand

Points: Lubricate with Grease

Clutch Inner Cable Upper and Lower Ends [A] Throttle Inner Cable Upper and Lower Ends

Points: Lubricate with Grease


Cables: Lubricate with Rust Inhibitor.

Clutch Cable

Throttle Cables

Cables: Lubricate with Rust Inhibitor.


The cable may be lubricated by using a commercially available pressure cable lubricator with an aerosol cable lubricant.

If cable movement is not free after lubricating, if the cable is frayed [B], or if the cable housing is kinked [C], replace the cable.

Cables: Lubricate with Rust Inhibitor


Others
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Bolts, Nuts and Fasteners Tightness Inspection
Check the tightness of the bolts and nuts listed here. Also, check to see that each cotter pin is in place and in good condition. NOTE For the engine fasteners, check the tightness of them ...

Other materials:

Rebound Damping Force Adjustment
To adjust the rebound damping force, turn the rebound damping adjuster [A] to the desired position. The standard adjuster setting is the 1 3/4 turns out from the fully clockwise position. Rebound Damping Force Adjustment ...

Piston Wear Inspection
Measure the outside diameter [A] of each piston 5 mm (0.20 in.) [B] up from the bottom of the piston at a right angle to the direction of the piston pin. If the measurement is under service limit, replace the piston. Piston Diameter Standard: 75.959 75.974 mm (2.9905 2.9911 in.) ...

Front Fork Assembly
Replace the following parts with new ones. Slide Bushing Guide Bushing Oil Seal Install the following parts to the inner tube [A]. Dust Seal [B] Retaining Ring [C] Apply grease to the oil seal lips. Install the oil seal [A] so that the stamp side faces lower side. Insta ...