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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Oil Filter Replacement
Drain the engine oil (see Engine Oil Change). Remove the left lower fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter). Remove the oil filter [A] with the oil filter wrench [B]. Special Tool - Oil Filter Wrench: 57001-1249 Replace the filter with a new one. Apply grease t ...

Piston Installation
Apply molybdenum disulfide oil solution to the oil ring expander, and install the oil ring expander [A] in the bottom piston ring groove so the ends [B] not butt together Applymolybdenum disulfide oil solution to the oil ring steel rails, and install the oil ring steel rails, one above th ...

Oxygen Sensor Heater Power Source Voltage Inspection
NOTE Be sure the battery is fully charged. Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Disconnect the oxygen sensor lead connector and connect the measuring adapter [A] between these connectors as shown in the fig ...