Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Steering Damper Oil Leak Inspection

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If the oil leakage is found on it, replace the steering damper with a new one (see Steering Damper Removal/ Installation in the Steering chapter).

Steering Damper Oil Leak Inspection


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Steering Damper Oil Leak Inspection


Steering Stem Bearing Lubrication
Remove the steering stem (see Stem, Stem Bearing Removal in the Steering chapter). Using a high flash-point solvent, wash the upper and lower ball bearings [A] in the cages. Wipe the upper ...

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DFI Servicing Precautions
There are a number of important precautions that should be followed servicing the DFI system. This DFI system is designed to be used with a 12 V sealed battery as its power source. Do not use any other battery except for a 12 V sealed battery as a power source. Do not reverse the battery ...

Stopping the engine
Close the throttle completely. Shift the transmission into neutral Turn the ignition key to “OFF”. Support the motorcycle on a firm, level surface with the side stand. Lock the steering. NOTE The motorcycle is equipped with a vehicle-down sensor, which causes the engine to sto ...

Fuel Tank Removal
WARNINGGasoline is extremely flammable and can be explosive under certain conditions, creating the potential for serious burns. Make sure the area is well-ventilated and free from any source of flame or sparks; this includes any appliance with a pilot light. Do not smoke. T ...