Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Spring Preload Adjustment

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Suspension / Front Fork / Spring Preload Adjustment

The standard adjuster setting is the 6 turns in from the fully counterclockwise position.

WARNING

If both adjusters are not adjusted equally, handling may be impaired and a hazardous condition may result. Be sure the adjusters are set equally.

Spring Preload Adjustment


Spring Action


Spring Preload Adjustment


Compression Damping Force Adjustment
To adjust the compression damping force, turn the compression damping adjuster [A]. The standard adjuster setting is the 4 1/2 turns out from the fully clockwise position. WARNINGIf b ...

Front Fork Removal (Each Fork Leg)
Loosen the front fork top plug [A] beforehand if the fork leg is to be disassembled. Special Tool - Top Plug Wrench (45 mm) [B]: 57001-1741 NOTE Loosen the top plug after loosening the handleb ...

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Intake Air Temperature Sensor Resistance Inspection
Remove the intake air temperature sensor (see Intake Air Temperature Sensor Removal). Suspend the sensor [A] in a container of machine oil so that the heat-sensitive portion is submerged. Suspend a thermometer [B] with the heat-sensitive portion [C] located in almost the same depth with ...

Rear Master Cylinder Removal
Unscrew the brake hose banjo bolt [A] and remove the brake hose (see Brake Hose and Pipe Replacement in the Periodic Maintenance chapter). Remove: Rear Master Cylinder Mounting Bolts [B] Foot Guard [C] Screw and Stopper [D] Bolt [E] Front Footpeg Bracket Bolts [F] Cable Guide [G ...

Fuel Reserve Switch Inspection
Fill the fuel tank with fuel and close the fuel tank cap. Remove the front seat (see Front Seat Removal in the Frame chapter). Disconnect the fuel pump lead connector [A]. Connect the test light [A] (12 V 3.4 W bulb in a socket with leads) and the 12 V battery [B] to the fuel pu ...