Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Tie-Rod Operation Inspection

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If the tie-rod [A] do not smoothly stroke or noise is found, inspect the fasteners and tie-rod bearings (see Tie-Rod/Rocker Arm Bearing, Sleeve Inspection in the Suspension chapter).

Tie-Rod Operation Inspection


In this photo, the foot guard has been removed for clarity.

Rocker Arm Operation Inspection
Pump the seat down and up 4 or 5 times, and inspect the smooth stroke. If the rocker arm [A] does not smoothly stroke or noise is found, inspect the fasteners and bearings (see Tie-Rod/Rocke ...

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Vehicle-down Sensor Installation
Be sure to install the rubber dampers [A] and collars [B] on the bracket. The UP mark [A] of the sensor should face upward. WARNINGIncorrect installation of the vehicle-down sensor could cause sudden loss of engine power. The rider could lose balance during certain ...

Transmission Assy Assembly
Install the ball bearing [A] until it is bottomed. Turn the oil seal side to the bottom. Special Tool - Bearing Driver Set: 57001-1129 Install the bearing holder [B]. Turn the flat side to the bottom. Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the bearing holder bolts [C]. Tighten: ...

Wheel Bearing Damage Inspection
Raise the front wheel off the ground with the jack (see Front Wheel Removal in the Wheels/Tires chapter). Special Tools - Jack: 57001-1238 Jack Attachment: 57001-1608 Turn the handlebar all the way to the right or left. Inspect the roughness of the front wheel bearing by moving [A] ...