Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Damping Force Adjustment ( ZX1000JC/KC)

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Steering / Steering Damper / Damping Force Adjustment ( ZX1000JC/KC)

The standard adjuster setting is the 18th click from the 1st of the fully clockwise position. If the damping feels too soft or too stiff, adjust it in accordance with the following table.

Damping Force Adjustment


Damping Force Adjustment ( ZX1000JC/KC)


Damping Force Adjustment ( ZX1000JC/KC)


Steering Damper
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Steering Damper Removal
ZX1000JC/KC Remove: Steering Damper Mounting Bolts (TORX Bolts) [A] Washer [B] Washer and Collar [C] Steering Damper [D] ZX1000JD/KD Remove: Clamp [A] Connector [B] (Discon ...

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Inner Tube Inspection
Visually inspect the inner tube [A]. If there is any damage, replace the inner tube. Since damage to the inner tube damages the oil seal, replace the oil seal whenever the inner tube is replaced. NOTICE If the inner tube is badly bent or creased, replace it. Excessive bending, followed by ...

Radiator Inspection
Remove the radiator (see Radiator and Radiator Fan Removal). Check the radiator core. If there are obstructions to air flow, remove them. If the corrugated fins [A] are deformed, carefully straighten them. If the air passages of the radiator core are blocked more than 20% by unremovable ...

Rider’s Seat Installation
Insert the tabs on the front of the rider’s seat into the slots in the frame and secure the seat with mounting bolts. Install the seat cover and bolts. A. Rider’s Seat B. Tabs C. Slots D. Stays ...