Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Steering

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Tie-Rod Operation Inspection
Pump the rear seat down and up 4 or 5 times, and inspect the smooth stroke. If the tie-rod [A] do not smoothly stroke or noise is found, inspect the fasteners and tie-rod bearings (see Tie-R ...

Steering Play Inspection
Remove the lower fairings (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter). Raise the front wheel off the ground with the jack. Special Tools - Jack: 57001-1238 Jack Attachment: 57001-1608 ...

Other materials:

Cylinder Head Removal
Remove: Thermostat Housing (see Thermostat Removal in the Cooling System chapter) Exhaust Pipe (see Exhaust Pipe Removal) Camshafts (see Camshaft Removal) Heat Insulation Plate [A] (see Engine Removal in the Engine Removal/Installation chapter) Place a container under the coolant dr ...

Special Tools and Sealants
Outside Circlip Pliers: 57001-144 Piston Pin Puller Assembly: 57001-910 Piston Ring Compressor Grip: 57001-1095 Piston Ring Compressor Belt, 67 79: 57001-1097 Bearing Driver Set: 57001-1129 Liquid Gasket, TB1216B: 92104-1064 Liquid Gasket, TB1207B: 92104-2068 ...

Battery Maintenance
It is the owner’s responsibility to keep the battery fully charged. Failure to do so can lead to battery failure and leave you stranded. If you are riding your vehicle infrequently, inspect the battery voltage weekly using a voltmeter. If it drops below 12.8 volts, the battery should be ...