Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Front Forks/Rear Shock Absorber Operation Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Periodic Maintenance / Periodic Maintenance Procedures / Suspension / Front Forks/Rear Shock Absorber Operation Inspection

If the forks do not smoothly or noise is found, inspect the fork oil level or fork clamps (see Front Fork Oil Change in the Suspension chapter).

Front Forks/Rear Shock Absorber Operation Inspection


Front Forks/Rear Shock Absorber Operation Inspection


If the shock absorber does not smoothly stroke or noise is found, inspect the oil leak (see Rear Shock Absorber Oil Leak Inspection).

Front Fork Oil Leak Inspection

Front Fork Oil Leak Inspection


Replace any defective parts, if necessary.

Rear Shock Absorber Oil Leak Inspection

Rear Shock Absorber Oil Leak Inspection


If the oil leakage is found on it, replace the shock absorber with a new one.

Suspension
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Rocker Arm Operation Inspection
Pump the seat down and up 4 or 5 times, and inspect the smooth stroke. If the rocker arm [A] does not smoothly stroke or noise is found, inspect the fasteners and bearings (see Tie-Rod/Rocke ...

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ABS and KIBS Indicator Lights (LED) Inspection
In this model, the ABS indicator light (LED) [A] and KIBS indicator light (LED) [B] go on or blink by the data sent from the KIBS hydraulic unit. Refer to the Meter Unit Inspection in the Electrical System chapter. ABS and KIBS Indicator Lights (LED) Function *: The mode of “Low ...

IC Igniter Inspection
The IC igniter is built in the ECU [A]. Refer to the following items. Interlock Operation Inspection (see Interlock Operation Inspection) Ignition System Troubleshooting (see Ignition System section) ECU Power Supply Inspection (see ECU Power Supply Inspection in the Fuel System (D ...

Brake Light Switches
When either the front or rear brake is applied, the brake light goes on. The front brake light switch requires no adjustment, but the rear brake light switch should be adjusted in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart. Inspection Turn the ignition key to “ON”. The brake ligh ...