Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Suspension

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Periodic Maintenance / Periodic Maintenance Procedures / Suspension

Brake Light Switch Operation Inspection
Turn the ignition switch to ON. The brake light (LED) [A] should go on when the brake lever is applied or after the brake pedal is depressed about 10 mm (0.39 in.). If it does not, adj ...

Front Forks/Rear Shock Absorber Operation Inspection
Pump the forks down and up [A] 4 or 5 times, and inspect the smooth stroke. If the forks do not smoothly or noise is found, inspect the fork oil level or fork clamps (see Front Fork Oil Chang ...

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Exhaust Butterfly Valve Cable Removal
Remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Open the clamp [A] and free the cables. Slide the dust covers [B]. Loosen the locknuts [A], and turn the adjusters [B] to give the cable plenty of play. Remove the clamp [A]. Remove the up ...

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 both adjusters are not adjusted equally, handling may be impaired and a hazardous condition ma ...

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 ...