Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Rear Shock Absorber Inspection

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Rear Shock Absorber Inspection


If there is any damage to the rear shock absorber, replace it.

If it show any signs of damage, replace it.

Rear Shock Absorber Installation
Replace the rear shock absorber nuts and tie-rod nuts with new ones. Tighten: Torque - Rear Shock Absorber Nuts: 34 N·m (3.5 kgf·m, 25 ft·lb) Tie-Rod Nuts: 34 N·m (3.5 kgf·m, 25 ft· ...

Rear Shock Absorber Scrapping
WARNINGPressurized nitrogen may explode when heated. The rear shock contains nitrogen gas. To avoid an explosion, do not incinerate the shock body without first releasing the nit ...

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Idle Speed Inspection
Start the engine and warm it up thoroughly. With the engine idling, turn the handlebar to both sides [A]. If handlebar movement changes the idle speed, the throttle cables may be improperly adjusted or incorrectly routed, or damaged. Be sure to correct any of these conditions before rid ...

Steering Damper Removal
ZX1000JC/KC Remove: Steering Damper Mounting Bolts (TORX Bolts) [A] Washer [B] Washer and Collar [C] Steering Damper [D] ZX1000JD/KD Remove: Clamp [A] Connector [B] (Disconnect) Steering Damper Mounting Bolts (TORX Bolts) [C] Washer [D] Washer and Collar [E] Elect ...

Transmission Shaft Disassembly
Remove the transmission shafts (see Transmission Shaft Removal). Remove the circlips, and then disassemble the transmission shafts. Special Tool - Outside Circlip Pliers: 57001-144 The 5th gear [A] on the output shaft has three steel balls assembled into it for the positive neutral fin ...