Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Steering Stem Bearing Lubrication

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Replace the bearing assemblies if they show wear or damage.

Steering Stem Bearing Lubrication


Steering Play Adjustment
Remove: Steering Stem Head with Handlebars (see Handlebar Removal in the Steering chapter). Bend the claws [A] of the claw washer [B] straighten. Remove: Steering Stem Locknut [C] Claw ...

Steering Damper Oil Leak Inspection
Visually inspect the steering damper [A] for oil leakage. If the oil leakage is found on it, replace the steering damper with a new one (see Steering Damper Removal/ Installation in the Steeri ...

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Subthrottle Sensor Output Voltage Inspection
Measure the output voltage at the subthrottle sensor in the same way as input voltage inspection, note the following. Disconnect the subthrottle sensor connector and connect the setting adapter [A] between these connectors. Special Tool - Throttle Sensor Setting Adapter: 57001 -1538 ...

KIBS Hydraulic Unit Installation
NOTICE Brake fluid quickly ruins painted plastic surfaces; any spilled fluid should be completely washed away immediately. Install the KIBS hydraulic unit together with the bracket. Before installing the brake pipe, check to see that there is no damage on the threads of the brake pipe joi ...

Swingarm Bearing, Sleeve Inspection
NOTICE Do not remove the bearings for inspection. Removal may damage them. Inspect the needle bearings [A] and ball bearing installed in the swingarm. The rollers and ball in a bearing normally wear very little, and wear is difficult to measure. Instead of measuring, visually inspec ...