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] ...

Master Cylinder
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Other materials:

Clutch
Clutch Operation Inspection Pull the clutch lever just enough to take up the free play [A]. Measure the gap between the lever and the lever holder. If the gap is too wide, the clutch may not release fully. If the gap is too narrow, the clutch may not engage fully. In either case, adjust ...

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 ...

Troubleshooting guide
Engine Does Not Start Starter Motor Won’t Turn Engine stop switch off Transmission not in neutral Fuse blown Battery leads do not make good electrical contact with battery terminals Battery discharged Engine Cranks, But Won’t Start No fuel in tank Fuel line clogged Fuel ...