Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Rear Caliper Holder Shaft Wear

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Brakes / Calipers / Rear Caliper Holder Shaft Wear

The caliper body must slide smoothly on the caliper holder shafts [A]. If the body does not slide smoothly, one pad will wear more than the other, pad wear will increase, and constant drag on the disc will raise brake and brake fluid temperature.

If the rubber friction boot is damaged, replace the rubber friction boot. To replace the friction boot, remove the pads and the caliper bracket.

If the caliper holder shaft is damage, replace the caliper bracket.

Rear Caliper Holder Shaft Wear


Caliper Piston and Cylinder Damage
Visually inspect the pistons [A] and cylinder surfaces [B]. Replace the caliper if the cylinder and piston are badly scores or rusty. Front Caliper [C] Rear Caliper [D] ...

Brake Pads
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Other materials:

Valve Seat Repair
Repair the valve seat with the valve seat cutters [A]. Special Tools - Valve Seat Cutter Holder Bar [B]: 57001 -1128 Valve Seat Cutter Holder, 4.5 [C]: 57001 -1330 [For Exhaust Valve Seat] Valve Seat Cutter, 45° - 27.5: 57001-1114 Valve Seat Cutter, 32° - 28: 57001-1119 Valve Seat ...

Rebound Damping Force Adjustment
To adjust the rebound damping force, turn the rebound damping adjuster [A] to the desired position. The standard adjuster setting is the 1 3/4 turns out from the fully clockwise position. Rebound Damping Force Adjustment ...

Oxygen Sensor - not activated (Service Code 33, Equipped Models)
Oxygen Sensor Removal/Installation Refer to the Oxygen Sensor Removal/Installation (Equipped Models) in the Electrical System chapter. Oxygen Sensor Inspection Remove: Fuel Tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Oxygen Sensor Lead Connector [A] Connect t ...