Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Rear Brake Pad Installation

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Brakes / Brake Pads / Rear Brake Pad Installation

Fit the brake pad end into the recess [B] of the caliper holder.

Torque - Rear Brake Pad Pin: 17 N·m (1.7 kgf·m, 13 ft·lb) Rear Brake Pad Pin Plug: 2.5 N·m (0.25 kgf·m, 22 in·lb)

Rear Brake Pad Installation


WARNING

After servicing, it takes several applications of the brake pedal before the brake pads contact the disc, which could result in increased stopping distance and cause an accident resulting in injury or death.

Do not attempt to ride the motorcycle until a firm brake pedal is obtained by pumping the pedal until the pads are against the disc.

Brake Pad Wear Inspection

Refer to the Brake Pad Wear Inspection in the Periodic Maintenance chapter.

Rear Brake Pad Removal
Remove: Pad Pin Plug [A] Pad Pin [B] Brake Pads [C] ...

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Remove the air suction valve (see Air Suction Valve Removal). Visually inspect the reeds [A] for cracks, folds, warps, heat damage or other damage. If there is any doubt as to the condition of the reeds, replace the air suction valve as an assembly. Check the reed contact areas [B] of ...

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