Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Fluid Level Inspection

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Fluid Level Inspection


A. Front Brake Fluid Reservoir

B. Upper Level Line

C. Lower Level Line

Fluid Level Inspection


A. Rear Brake Fluid Reservoir

B. Upper Level Line

C. Lower Level Line

WARNING

Mixing brands and types of brake fluid can reduce the brake system’s effectiveness and cause an accident resulting in injury or death. Do not mix two brands of brake fluid. Change the brake fluid in the brake line completely if the brake fluid must be refilled but the type and brand of the brake fluid that is already in the reservoir are unidentified.

NOTE

First, tighten until slight resistance is felt, which indicates that the cap is seated on the reservoir body, and tighten the cap an additional 1/6 turn while holding the brake fluid reservoir body.

Fluid Level Inspection


A. Reservoir

B. Cap

C. Clockwise

D. 1/6 turn

Fluid Change

Have the brake fluid changed by an authorized Kawasaki dealer.

Fluid Requirement
Use heavy-duty brake fluid only from a container marked DOT4. NOTICE Do not spill brake fluid onto any painted surface. Do not use fluid from a container that has been left open or that has b ...

Front and Rear Brakes
Disc and disc pad wear is automatically compensated for and has no effect on the brake lever or pedal action. So there are no parts that require adjustment on the front and rear brakes. ...

Other materials:

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 ...

Coupling Bearing Installation
Replace the bearing with a new one. Press in the bearing [A] until it is bottomed. Special Tool - Bearing Driver Set [B]: 57001-1129 Pack the bearing with high-temperature grease. Replace the circlip with a new one. Special Tool - Inside Circlip Pliers: 57001-143 Replace the grease se ...

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 disc will raise brake and brake fluid temperature. Check to see that the caliper holder shafts ar ...