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:

Engine Vacuum Synchronization Inspection
NOTE These procedures are explained on the assumption that the intake and exhaust systems of the engine are in good condition. Situate the motorcycle so that it is vertical. Remove: Fuel Tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Air Cleaner Housing (see Air Cleaner ...

Spring Preload Adjustment
To adjust the spring preload, turn the spring preload adjuster [A]. The standard adjuster setting is the 6 turns in from the fully counterclockwise position. WARNINGIf both adjusters are not adjusted equally, handling may be impaired and a hazardous condition may result. B ...

Radiator Cap Inspection
Remove: Radiator Cap (see Coolant Change in the Periodic Maintenance chapter) Check the condition of the bottom [A] and top [B] valve seals and valve spring [C]. If any one of them shows visible damage, replace the cap with a new one. Install the cap [A] on a cooling system pr ...