Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Hub Bearing Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Wheels/Tires / Hub Bearing / 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.

If bearing play, roughness or binding is found, replace the bearing.

If the seal is torn or is leaking, replace the bearing.

Hub Bearing Inspection


Hub Bearing Lubrication

NOTE

Since the hub bearings are packed with grease and sealed, lubrication is not required.

Hub Bearing Installation
Before installing the hub bearings, blow any dirt or foreign particles out of the hub with compressed air to prevent contamination of the bearings. Replace the bearings with new ones. Insta ...

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