Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: KIBS Servicing Precautions

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Brakes / KIBS (Equipped Models) / KIBS Servicing Precautions

There are a number of important precautions that should be followed servicing the KIBS.

NOTICE

When the KDS connector cover with a lead is connected to the KIBS Kawasaki Self-Diagnosis System connector by mistake, the fuse of the KIBS blows and its function will not work.

WARNING

Air in the brake lines diminish braking performance and can cause an accident resulting in injury or death. If any of the brake line fittings, including the KIBS hydraulic unit joint nuts, or the bleed valve is opened at any time, the air must be bled completely from the brake line. If the brake lever has a soft or "spongy" feeling mushy when it is applied, there might be air in the brake lines or the brake may be defective. Do not operate the vehicle and service the brake system immediately.

NOTICE

Do not ride the motorcycle with air in the brake line, or the KIBS could malfunction.

KIBS Servicing Precautions


WARNING

Use of non-recommended tiresmay cause malfunctioning of KIBS and can lead to extended braking distance resulting in an accident causing serious injury or death. Always use recommended standard tires for this motorcycle.

KIBS Hydraulic Unit Terminal Names
1. Ground: BK 2. CAN Communication Line (High): GY/BL 3. Front Wheel Rotation Sensor Signal Input: Y 4. Power Supply: BR/W 5. KIBS Kawasaki Self-Daignosis System Terminal: P 6. Front and Rear ...

KIBS Troubleshooting Outline
When an abnormality in the system occurs, the ABS indicator light (LED) and KIBS indicator light (LED) light up and the KIBS warning symbol are displayed on the LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) to aler ...

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Rear Sprocket Warp Inspection
Raise the rear wheel off the ground with the stand so that it will turn freely. Set a dial gauge [A] against the rear sprocket [B] near the teeth as shown in the figure, and rotate [C] the rear wheel to measure the sprocket runout (warp). The difference between the highest and lowest di ...

Meter Unit Removal/Installation
Remove the upper fairing assembly (see Upper Fairing Assembly Removal in the Frame chapter) Remove the bolt [A] (other than US, CA and CALmodels). Slide back the dust cover and disconnect the meter unit connector [B]. Remove: Bolts [A] Nut [B] (other than US, CA and CAL mode ...

Tie-Rod Removal
Squeeze the brake lever slowly and hold it with a band [A]. Remove the front footpeg bracket bolts [A]. Raise the rear wheel off the ground with the jack (see Rear Shock Absorber Removal). Special Tools - Jack: 57001-1238 Jack Attachment: 57001-1608 Remove: Upper ...