Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Wheel Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Wheels/Tires / Wheels (Rims) / Wheel Inspection

Wheel Inspection


If roughness or binding is found, replace the hub bearings (see Hub Bearing Removal/Installation).

If there is any damage to the wheel, replace the wheel.

If rim runout exceeds the service limit, check the hub bearings (see Hub Bearing Inspection).

If the problem is not due to the bearings, replace the wheel.

Rim Runout (with tire installed) Standard: Axial TIR 0.5 mm (0.02 in.) or less

Radial TIR 0.8 mm (0.03 in.) or less

Service Limit: Axial TIR 1.0 mm (0.04 in.)

Radial TIR 1.0 mm (0.04 in.)

WARNING

Damaged wheel parts may fail and cause an accident resulting in serious injury or death. Never attempt to repair a damaged wheel part. If the wheel part is damaged, it must be replaced with a new one.

Rear Wheel Installation
Apply high-temperature grease to the grease seal lips. Fit the collars on the both sides of the hub. Left Side Collar [A] Right Side Collar [B] (with Flange) Engage the drive chai ...

Axle Inspection
Remove the front and rear axles (see Front/Rear Wheel Removal). Visually inspect the front and rear axle for damages. If the axle is damaged or bent, replace it. Place the axle in V bloc ...

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Wheel Rotation Sensor Air Gap Inspection
Raise the front/rear wheel off the ground (see Front/Rear Wheel Removal in the Wheels/Tires chapter). Measure the air gap between the sensor and sensor rotor at several points by turning the wheel slowly. Thickness Gauge [A] Wheel Rotation Sensor Air Gap Standard: Front 0.4 1.6 mm ...

Exploded View
AL: Tighten the two clamp bolts alternately two times to ensure even tightening torque. G: Apply grease. R: Replacement Parts G: Apply grease. L: Apply a non-permanent locking agent. R: Replacement Parts Specifications ...

Spark Plug Replacement
Remove the stick coils (see Stick Coil Removal in the Electrical System chapter). Remove the spark plugs using the 16 mm (0.63 in.) plug wrench [A] vertically. Replace the spark plug with new ones. Standard Spark Plug Type: NGK CR9EIA-9 Insert the spark plug vertically into the sp ...