Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Front Brake Pad Installation

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Brakes / Brake Pads / Front Brake Pad Installation

Front Brake Pad Installation


Fit the pad into the groove of the caliper as shown in the figure.

Front Brake Pad Installation


WARNING

After servicing, it takes several applications of the brake lever before the brake pads contact the disc, which could result in increased stopping distance and cause an accident resulting in injury or death.

Do not attempt to ride the motorcycle until a firm brake lever is obtained by pumping the lever until the pads are against the disc.

Front Brake Pad Removal
Loosen the pad pins [A]. Remove the front caliper with the hose installed (see Front Caliper Removal). Remove: Pad Pins Brake Pads ...

Rear Brake Pad Removal
Remove: Pad Pin Plug [A] Pad Pin [B] Brake Pads [C] ...

Other materials:

Exhaust Butterfly Valve Cable Installation
Confirm whether pulley [A] is an angle shown in the figure. 41.7° ±7° [B] This position is original position of the pulley. NOTE Correct the position electrically after confirming the use is discontinued and there is no damage when differing from the angle of shown in the figure. ...

Rocker Arm/Tie-Rod Bearing, Sleeve Inspection
NOTICE Do not remove the bearings for inspection. Removal may damage them. Visually inspect the rocker arm, or tie-rod sleeves [A] and needle bearings [B]. The rollers in a needle bearing normally wear very little, and wear is difficult to measure. Instead of measuring, inspect the ...

Connecting Rod Big End Bearing Insert/Crankpin Wear Inspection
Remove the connecting rod big end (see Connecting Rod Removal). Cut strips of plastigage to crankpin width. Place a strip on the crankpin parallel to the crankshaft installed in the correct position. Tighten the connecting rod big end nuts to the specified torque (see Connecting Rod I ...