Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Brake Hose and Pipe Damage and Installation Condition Inspection

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The high pressure inside the brake line can cause fluid to leak [A] or the hose to burst if the line is not properly maintained.

Bend and twist the rubber hose while examining it.

Torque - Brake Hose Banjo Bolts: 25 N·m (2.5 kgf·m, 18 ft·lb)

Brake Hose and Pipe Damage and Installation Condition Inspection


If any brake hose routing is incorrect, run the brake hose according to Cable, Wire, and Hose Routing section in the Appendix chapter.

Brake Fluid Leak (Brake Hose and Pipe) Inspection
For KIBS equipped models, remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Apply the brake lever or pedal and inspect the brake fluid leak from the brake hoses [ ...

Brake Fluid Level Inspection
Check that the brake fluid level in the front brake reservoir [A] is above the lower level line [B]. NOTE Hold the reservoir horizontal by turning the handlebar when checking brake fluid ...

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Piston Wear Inspection
Measure the outside diameter [A] of each piston 5 mm (0.20 in.) [B] up from the bottom of the piston at a right angle to the direction of the piston pin. If the measurement is under service limit, replace the piston. Piston Diameter Standard: 75.959 75.974 mm (2.9905 2.9911 in.) ...

Water Temperature Sensor Removal/Installation
NOTICE Never drop the water temperature sensor especially on a hard surface. Such a shock to the sensor can damage it. Remove the throttle body assy (see Throttle Body Assy Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Drain the coolant (see Coolant Change in the Periodic Maintenance c ...

Gear Position Switch Output Voltage Inspection
NOTE Be sure the battery is fully charged. Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Disconnect the sidestand switch/gear position switch lead connector [A]. Connect the measuring adapter [A] between the ...