Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Fluid Requirement

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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 been unsealed for a long time.

Check for fluid leakage around the fittings.

Check brake hose for damage.

Brake Fluid
In accordance with the PeriodicMaintenance Chart, inspect the brake fluid level in both the front and rear brake fluid reservoirs and change the brake fluid. The brake fluid should also be change ...

Fluid Level Inspection
With the brake fluid reservoirs held horizontal, the brake fluid level must be kept between the upper and lower level lines. A. Front Brake Fluid Reservoir B. Upper Level Line C. Low ...

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Hub Bearing Inspection
Since the hub bearings are made to extremely close tolerances, the clearance can not normally be measured. NOTE Do not remove any bearings for inspection. If any bearings are removed, they will need to be replaced with new ones. Turn each bearing in the hub back and forth [A] while checki ...

Alternator Cover Installation
Using a high flash-point solvent, clean off any oil or dirt that may be on the silicone sealant coating area. Dry them with a clean cloth. Apply silicone sealant to the alternator lead grommet and crankcase halves mating surface [A] on the front and rear sides of the cover mount. Sea ...

Front Master Cylinder Removal
Remove the reservoir mounting bolt and nut [A]. Unscrew the banjo bolt [A] and disconnect the brake hose from the master cylinder (see Brake Hose and Pipe Replacement in the Periodic Maintenance chapter). Unscrew the clamp bolts [B], and take off themaster cylinder as an assembl ...