Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: KIBS Hydraulic Unit Removal

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Brakes / KIBS (Equipped Models) / KIBS Hydraulic Unit Removal

NOTICE

The KIBS hydraulic unit [A] has been adjusted and set with precision at the factory. Therefore, it should be handled carefully, never struck sharply, as with a hammer, or allowed to fall on a hard surface.

Be careful not to get water or mud on the KIBS hydraulic unit.

Drain the brake fluid through the bleed valve by pumping the brake lever and pedal.

KIBS Hydraulic Unit Removal


Clear the projection [C] from the bracket.

KIBS Hydraulic Unit Removal


NOTICE

Clean all fittings on the KIBS hydraulic unit and the rear master cylinder because dirt around the banjo bolts could contaminate the brake fluid in the line during removal/installation.

Spread over a shop towel around the KIBS hydraulic unit before removing the brake line so that brake fluid does not leak on the parts.

KIBS Hydraulic Unit Removal


NOTICE

Brake fluid quickly ruins painted plastic surfaces; any spilled fluid should be completely washed away immediately.

KIBS Hydraulic Unit Removal


NOTE

Remove the brake hoses and pipes according to each assembly of the exploded view.

KIBS Hydraulic Unit Removal


KIBS Hydraulic Unit Removal


NOTICE

The KIBS hydraulic unit has been adjusted and set with precision at the factory. Do not try to disassemble and repair the KIBS hydraulic unit.

KIBS Hydraulic Unit Removal


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 Electr ...

KIBS Hydraulic Unit Installation
NOTICE Brake fluid quickly ruins painted plastic surfaces; any spilled fluid should be completely washed away immediately. Install the KIBS hydraulic unit together with the bracket. Before in ...

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Thermostat Installation
Replace the O-rings [A] with new ones, and apply grease to them. Assemble: O-rings Thermostat Housing [B] Thermostat [C] Thermostat Cap [D] Install the thermostat [A] in the housing so that the air bleeder hole [B] is on top. Tighten: Torque - Thermostat Cap Bolts: 5.9 N ...

Tire Wear, Damage
As the tire tread wears down, the tire becomes more susceptible to puncture and failure. An accepted estimate is that 90% of all tire failures occur during the last 10% of tread life (90% worn). So it is false economy and unsafe to use the tires until they are bald In accordance with the ...

Oil Pan Installation
If the oil filter holder bolt [A] was removed, tighten it. Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the oil filter holder bolt. Torque - Oil Filter Holder Bolt: 35 N·m (3.6 kgf·m, 26 ft·lb) Replace the O-rings [B] with new ones, and apply grease to them. Install the O-ri ...