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:

Engine Oil Flow Chart
1. Oil Screen 2. Oil Pump 3. Oil Pressure Relief Valve 4. Oil Filter 5. Oil Pipe 6. Oil Cooler 7. Balancer Oil Passage 8. Main Oil Passage 9. Crankshaft Oil Passage 10. Oil Pressure Switch 11. Camshaft Oil Passages 12. Drive Shaft Oil Passage 13. Output Shaft Oil Passage 14. Starter ...

Coolant Deterioration Inspection
Remove the right lower fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter). Visually inspect the coolant in the reserve tank [A]. If whitish cotton-like wafts are observed, aluminum parts in the cooling system are corroded. If the coolant is brown, iron or steel parts are rusting. I ...

Front Fender Removal
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