Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Force

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / General Information / Before Servicing / Force

Use common sense during disassembly and assembly, excessive force can cause expensive or hard to repair damage.

When necessary, remove screws that have a non -permanent locking agent applied using an impact driver.

Use a plastic-faced mallet whenever tapping is necessary.

Force


Tightening Sequence
Generally, when installing a part with several bolts, nuts, or screws, start them all in their holes and tighten them to a snug fit. Then tighten them according to the specified sequence to prevent ...

Gasket, O-ring
Hardening, shrinkage, or damage of both gaskets and O-rings after disassembly can reduce sealing performance. Remove old gaskets and clean the sealing surfaces thoroughly so that no gasket materi ...

Other materials:

Caliper Rubber Parts Replacement
Front Caliper Disassembly Remove: Front Caliper (see Front Caliper Removal in the Brakes chapter) Brake Pads (see Front Brake Pad Removal in the Brakes chapter) Remove: Front Caliper Assembly Bolts [A] Split the front caliper. Remove: Pad Spring O-ring [A] U ...

Windshield
Windshield Removal Remove: Bolts [A] and Washers Windshield [B] Windshield Installation Be sure to install the wellnuts [A] and the washers. Tighten: Torque - Windshield Mounting Bolts: 1.2 N·m (0.12 kgf·m, 11 in·lb) ...

Stem, Stem Bearing Removal
Remove: Upper Fairing Assembly (see Upper Fairing Assembly Removal in the Frame chapter) Front Fender (see Front Fender Removal in the Frame chapter) Front Wheel (see Front Wheel Removal in the Wheels/Tires chapter) Steering Stem Head with Handlebars (see Handlebar Removal) Fron ...