Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Wheel Bearing Damage Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Periodic Maintenance / Periodic Maintenance Procedures / Wheels/Tires / Wheel Bearing Damage Inspection

Special Tools - Jack: 57001-1238 Jack Attachment: 57001-1608

If roughness, binding or noise is found, remove the front wheel and inspect the wheel bearing (see Front Wheel Removal, Hub Bearing Inspection in the Wheels/Tires chapter).

Wheel Bearing Damage Inspection


If roughness, binding or noise is found, remove the rear wheel and inspect the wheel bearing (see Rear Wheel Removal, Hub Bearing Inspection in the Wheels/Tires chapter) and coupling (see Coupling Bearing Inspection in the Final Drive chapter).

Wheel Bearing Damage Inspection


Tire Tread Wear Inspection
As the tire tread wears down, the tire becomes more susceptible to puncture and failure. An accepted estimate is that 90% of all tire failures occur during the last 10% of tread life (90% worn). So ...

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Crankshaft Removal
Split the crankcase (see Crankcase Splitting). Remove: Connecting Rod Big End Nuts [A] Connecting Rod Big End Caps [B] NOTE Mark and record the locations of the connecting rods and their big end caps so that they can be reassembled in their original positions. Remove the crank ...

Rocker Arm Removal
Squeeze the brake lever slowly and hold it with a band. Remove the front footpeg bracket bolts. Raise the rear wheel off the ground with the jack (see Rear Shock Absorber Removal). Special Tools - Jack: 57001-1238 Jack Attachment: 57001-1608 Remove: Lower Rear Shock Absorber B ...

Check 2-1: Speedometer Inspection
Using the suitable stand, raise the rear wheel off the ground. Rotate the rear wheel by hand or start the engine. Check that the display changes speedometer. If the display function does not work, check the following parts. Rear Wheel Rotation Sensor (see Wheel Rotation Sensor Inspe ...