Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Fluid Requirement

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / Maintenance and adjustment / Brakes / Brake Fluid / 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 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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Swingarm Removal
Remove: Rear Wheel (see Rear Wheel Removal in the Wheels/Tires chapter) Mud Guard with Rear Brake Hose (see Mud Guard Removal in the Frame chapter) Rocker Arm (see Rocker Arm Removal) Remove: Brake Hose Clamp Bolt [A] Unscrew the swingarm pivot shaft nut [A]. Usi ...

Camshaft Runout Inspection
Remove the camshafts (see Camshaft Removal). Set the camshaft in a camshaft alignment jig or on V blocks. Measure the runout with a dial gauge at the specified place as shown in the figure. If the runout exceeds the service limit, replace the camshaft. Camshaft Runout Standard: TIR ...

Front Fork Oil Change
Remove the front fork (see Front Fork Removal (Each Fork Leg)). Turn the spring preload adjuster fully counterclockwise for removing the piston rod assy easily. Hold the inner tube lower end in a vise. Using the wrench [A], unscrew the top plug [B] out of the outer tube. Special Too ...