Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Rear Shock Absorber Inspection

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Rear Shock Absorber Inspection


A. Rear Shock Absorber

Spring Preload Adjustment

The spring adjusting nut on the rear shock absorber can be adjusted.

If the spring action feels too soft or too stiff, have it adjusted by an authorized Kawasaki dealer.

Rear Shock Absorber
The rear shock absorber should be checked for operation and oil leakage in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart. For various riding or load conditions the rear shock absorber can be adj ...

Rebound Damping Force Adjustment
The rebound damping force adjuster is located at the upper end of the rear shock absorber. A. Rebound Damping Force Adjuster B. To increase damping force C. To decrease damping force Usin ...

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Torque Limiter Installation
Apply molybdenum disulfide grease to the torque limiter shaft [A]. Install the torque limiter [B], the collar [C] and the shaft. Turn the large-hole end of the shaft to inside as shown in the figure. Replace the washer [D] with a new one. Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the t ...

Check 2-3: Intake Air Temperature Inspection
Disconnect the intake air temperature sensor connector [A] (see Intake Air Temperature Sensor Removal in the Self-Diagnosis System chapter). Connect the variable rheostat [B] to the R/BK lead [C] and BR/BK lead [D] terminals. Turn the ignition switch to ON. Read the temperatur ...

Valve Removal
Remove the cylinder head (see Cylinder Head Removal). Remove the valve lifter and shim. Mark and record the valve lifter and shim locations so they can be installed in their original positions. Using the valve spring compressor assembly, remove the valve. Special Tools - Valve ...