Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Axle Inspection

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

If the axle is damaged or bent, replace it.

If axle runout exceeds the service limit, replace the axle.

Axle Inspection


Axle Runout/100 mm (3.94 in.) Standard: TIR 0.03 mm (0.0012 in.) or less

Service Limit: TIR 0.2 mm (0.008 in.)

Wheel Inspection
Raise the front/rear wheel off the ground. Special Tools - Jack: 57001-1238 Jack Attachment: 57001-1608 Spin the wheel lightly, and check for roughness or binding. If roughness or bi ...

Balance Inspection
Remove the front and rear wheels (see Front/Rear Wheel Removal). Support the wheel so that it can be spun freely. Spin the wheel lightly, and mark [A] the wheel at the top when the wheel st ...

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Oil Filter Replacement
Drain the engine oil (see Engine Oil Change). Remove the left lower fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter). Remove the oil filter [A] with the oil filter wrench [B]. Special Tool - Oil Filter Wrench: 57001-1249 Replace the filter with a new one. Apply grease t ...

Relay Box Removal
Remove the left fuel tank cover (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Disconnect the connectors [A]. Pull out the relay box [B] from the rubber protector [C]. NOTE The relay box has relays and diodes. The relays and diodes can not be removed. Relay Box Installa ...

Periodic Maintenance Chart
The scheduled maintenance must be done in accordance with this chart to keep the motorcycle in good running condition. The initial maintenance is vitally important and must not be neglected. Periodic Inspection #: Service more frequently when operating in severe conditions; dusty, ...