Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Wheel Inspection

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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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Fuel Pump Removal
WARNINGGasoline is extremely flammable and can be explosive under certain conditions, creating the potential for serious burns. Make sure the area is well-ventilated and free from any source of flame or sparks; this includes any appliance with a pilot light. Do not smoke. T ...

Inquiries to Rider
DFI Diagnosis Flow Chart Each rider reacts to problems in different ways, so it is important to confirm what kind of symptoms the rider has encountered. Try to find out exactly what problem occurred under exactly what conditions by asking the rider; knowing this information may h ...

Rear Caliper Holder Shaft Wear
The caliper body must slide smoothly on the caliper holder shafts [A]. If the body does not slide smoothly, one pad will wear more than the other, pad wear will increase, and constant drag on the disc will raise brake and brake fluid temperature. Check to see that the caliper holder shafts ar ...