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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Subthrottle Valve Actuator Resistance Inspection
Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Disconnect the subthrottle valve actuator connector [A]. Connect a digital meter to the subthrottle valve actuator connector [A]. Measure the subthrottle valve actuator resistance. Subthrottle Valve Actuator Resistance Connections: Y/BK lead [1 ...

Break-in
The first 1 600 km (1 000 mi) that the motorcycle is ridden is designated as the break-in period. If the motorcycle is not used carefully during this period, you may very well end up with a “broken down” instead of a “broken in” motorcycle after a few thousand kilometers. The fol ...

Fuse Box Fuse Removal
Remove the left upper inner fairing (see Upper Inner Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter). Unlock the hook [A] to take off the fuse box 1 [B]. Unlock the hook [C] to lift up the lid. Pull the fuses [A] straight out of the fuse box 1 with needle nose pliers. Fuse Box 2 ...