Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Bolts, Nuts and Fasteners Tightness Inspection

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NOTE

For the engine fasteners, check the tightness of them when the engine is cold (at room temperature).

Bolt, Nut and Fastener to be checked

Engine:

Clutch Lever Pivot Bolt Locknut

Engine Mounting Bolts and Nuts

Exhaust Pipe Clamp Bolt

Exhaust Pipe Holder Nuts

Muffler Body Clamp Bolt

Muffler Body Mounting Bolt

Premuffler Chamber Bracket Bolt

Premuffler Chamber Mounting Bolt

Radiator Bolts

Wheels:

Front Axle Clamp Bolts

Front Axle Nut

Rear Axle Nut

Rear Axle Nut Cotter Pin

Brakes:

Brake Lever Pivot Bolt and Locknut

Brake Pedal Bolt

Caliper Mounting Bolts

Front Master Cylinder Clamp Bolts

Rear Master Cylinder Mounting Bolts

Rear Master Cylinder Push Rod Joint Cotter Pin

Suspension:

Front Fork Clamp Bolts

Rear Shock Absorber Nuts

Swingarm Pivot Shaft Nut

Tie-Rod Nuts

Rocker Arm Nut

Steering:

Handlebar Clamp Bolts

Steering Stem Head Nut

Others:

Footpeg Bracket Bolts

Front Fender Mounting Bolts

Rear Frame Bolts

Sidestand Bolt

Sidestand Bracket Bolts

Chassis Parts Lubrication
Before lubricating each part, clean off any rusty spots with rust remover and wipe off any grease, oil, dirt, or grime. Lubricate the points listed below with indicated lubricant. NOTE When ...

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Other materials:

Valve Clearance
Valve and valve seat wear decreases valve clearance, upsetting valve timing. NOTICE If valve clearance is left unadjusted, wear will eventually cause the valves to remain partly open; which lowers performance, burns the valves and valve seats, and may cause serious engine damage. Valve cle ...

Regulator/Rectifier Inspection
Remove: Upper Fairing Assembly (see Upper Fairing Assembly Removal in the Frame chapter) Right Inner Fairing (see Inner Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter) Bolts [A] Regulator/Rectifier [B] Set the hand tester to the × 1 kΩ range and make the measurements show ...

Radiator and Cooling Fan
Check the radiator fins for obstruction by insects or mud. Clean off any obstructions with a stream of low-pressure water. WARNINGThe cooling fan spins at high speed and can cause serious injuries. Keep your hands and clothing away from the cooling fan blades at all times. ...