Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Brake Hose and Pipe Replacement

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NOTICE

Brake fluid quickly ruins painted plastic surfaces; any spilled fluid should be completely washed away immediately.

Brake Hose and Pipe Replacement


Brake Hose and Pipe Replacement


Take care not to spill the brake fluid on the painted or plastic parts.

Temporarily secure the end of the brake hose to some high place to keep fluid loss to a minimum.

Immediately wash away any brake fluid that spills.

Brake Hose and Pipe Replacement


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

Brake Hose and Pipe Replacement


NOTE

When removing the brake pipes and hoses on the hydraulic unit, remove them according to each assembly of the exploded view in the Brakes chapter.

If there is any damage, replace the damaged parts with new ones.

NOTE

Tighten the brake pipe joint nuts at both ends of the brake pipe temporarily and then tighten them to the specified torque.

Torque - Brake Hose Banjo Bolts: 25 N·m (2.5 kgf·m, 18 ft·lb) Brake Pipe Joint Nuts: 18 N·m (1.8 kgf·m, 13 ft·lb)

Brake Hose and Pipe Replacement


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]. Spec ...

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] ...

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Rear Brake Pad Installation
Check that the pad spring is in place on the caliper. Push the caliper piston in as far as it will go. Install the piston side pad [A] first, and then another pad. Fit the brake pad end into the recess [B] of the caliper holder. Install the pad pin and the plug. Tighten: Torque - ...

Upper Fairing Assembly Removal
Remove: Lower Fairings (see Lower Fairing Removal) Center Inner Fairing (see Center Inner Fairing Removal) Upper Inner Fairings (see Upper Inner Fairing Removal) Windshield (see Windshield Removal) Disconnect the front turn signal light lead connector [A] (both sides). Remove the bo ...

Fuse Inspection
Remove the fuse. Inspect the fuse element. If it is blown out, replace the fuse. Before replacing a blown fuse, always check the amperage in the affected circuit. If the amperage is equal to or greater than the fuse rating, check the wiring and related components for a short circuit. ...