Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Master Cylinder Inspection (Visual Inspection)

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If a master cylinder or piston shows any damage, replace them.

Master Cylinder Inspection (Visual Inspection)


If a cup is worn, damaged softened (rotted), or swollen, the piston assembly should be replaced to renew the cups.

If fluid leakage is noted at the brake lever, the piston assembly should be replaced to renew the cups.

If they are damaged, replace them.

If the springs are damaged, replace them.

If the relief port becomes plugged, the brake pads will drag on the disc. Blow the ports clean with compressed air.

Front Master Cylinder [I] Rear Master Cylinder [J]

Master Cylinder Inspection (Visual Inspection)


Rear Master Cylinder Installation
Replace the washers that are on each side of hose fitting with new ones. Install the brake hose [A]. Touch the brake hose to the stopper [B] of the rear master cylinder. Tighten: Torq ...

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Storage
Preparation for Storage Clean the entire vehicle thoroughly Run the engine for about five minutes to warm the oil, shut it off, and drain the engine oil. WARNINGEngine oil is a toxic substance. Dispose of used oil properly. Contact your local authorities for approved disp ...

Connecting Rod Twist Inspection
With the big-end arbor [A] still on V block [C], hold the connecting rod horizontally and measure the amount that the arbor [B] varies from being paralleled with the surface plate over a 100 mm (3.94 in.) length of the arbor to determine the amount of connecting rod twist. If the conne ...

KIBS Hydraulic Unit Inspection
Remove the KIBS hydraulic unit (see KIBS Hydraulic Unit Removal). Visually inspect the connector terminals [A]. Replace the KIBS hydraulic unit or main harness if either of the terminals are cracked, bent, or otherwise damaged. If the KIBS hydraulic unit connector is clogged with mud or ...