Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Rear Shock Absorber Removal

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Rear Shock Absorber Removal


WARNING

Be sure to hold the front brake when removing the shock absorber, or the motorcycle may fall over. It could cause an accident and injury.

Raise the rear wheel off the ground with the jack.

Special Tools - Jack: 57001-1238 Jack Attachment: 57001-1608

Rear Shock Absorber Removal


Remove: Lower Rear Shock Absorber Nut and Bolt [A]

Rear Shock Absorber Removal


Rear Shock Absorber Removal


Spring Preload Adjustment
Remove the rear shock absorber from the frame (see Rear Shock Absorber Removal). Loosen the locknut and turn out the adjusting nut to free the spring. Special Tools - Hook Wrench T=3.2 R37 ...

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· ...

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Air Intake Solenoid Valve (Service Code 2d, Equipped Models)
Air Intake Solenoid Valve Removal/Installation Refer to the Air Intake Solenoid Valve Removal/Installation in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter. Air Intake Solenoid Valve Inspection Refer to the Air Intake Solenoid Valve Unit Test in the Electrical System chapter. If the air intake ...

Special Tools and Sealant
Oil Pressure Gauge, 5 kgf/cm²: 57001-125 Hand Tester: 57001-1394 Needle Adapter Set: 57001-1457 Extension Tube: 57001-1578 Fuel Pressure Gauge Adapter: 57001-1593 Fuel Hose: 57001-1607 Measuring Adapter: 57001-1700 Liquid Gasket, TB1211: 56019-120 ...

Lights and Switches Operation Inspection
First Step Set the gear position in the neutral position. Turn the ignition switch to ON. The following lights should go on according to below table. If the following light does not go on, inspect the meter unit (see Meter Unit Inspection in the Electrical System chapter). ...