Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Brake Disc Wear Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Brakes / Brake Disc / Brake Disc Wear Inspection

If the disc has worn past the service limit, replace it.

Measuring Area [B]

Brake Disc Wear Inspection


Brake Disc Thickness Standard:

Front 5.3 5.7 mm (0.21
0.22 in.)


Rear 4.8 5.2 mm (0.19
0.20 in.)


Service Limit:

Front 5.0 mm (0.20 in.)

Rear 4.5 mm (0.18 in.)

Brake Disc Installation
Install the brake disc on the wheel so that the marked side [A] faces out. Front Brake Discs [B] Rear Brake Disc [C] Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the brake disc ...

Brake Disc Warp Inspection
Raise the wheel off the ground with the jack. Special Tools - Jack: 57001-1238 Jack Attachment: 57001-1608 For front disc inspection, turn the handlebar fully to one side. Set up a dial ...

Other materials:

Battery Removal
Remove the rider’s seat (see Seats section in the GENERAL INFORMATION chapter). Turn the ignition switch to “OFF” and disconnect the (–) cable from the battery. Remove the red cap form the (+) terminal, and disconnect the (+) cables from the battery. NOTE The battery is ...

Brake Fluid Change
NOTE The procedure to change the front brake fluid is as follows. Changing the rear brake fluid is the same as for the front brake. Level the brake fluid reservoir. Remove: Screw [A] Stopper [B] Front Brake Reservoir Cap [C] Diaphragm Plate Diaphragm Remove the rubb ...

ESD Actuator Resistance Inspection
Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Remove the electronic steering damper unit (see Steering Damper Removal in the Steering chapter). Connect a digitalmeter to the ESD actuator connector [A]. Measure the ESD actuator resistance. ESD Actuator Resistance Connections: BK lead [1] ← ...