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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Crankshaft Main Bearing Insert/Journal Wear Inspection
Split the crankcase (see Crankcase Splitting). Cut strips of plastigage to journal width. Place a strip on each journal parallel to the crankshaft installed in the correct position. Tighten the crankcase bolts to the specified torque (see Crankcase Assembly). NOTE Do not turn ...

Antenna Resistance Inspection
Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Remove the air cleaner housing (see Air Cleaner Housing Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Disconnect the antenna lead connector [A]. Measure the antenna resistance. Antenna Resistance Connections: BK lead ←→ BK/W lead Standard: Ab ...

Crankshaft Sensor Installation
Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the crankshaft sensor bolts [A]. Tighten: Torque - Crankshaft Sensor Bolts: 5.9 N·m (0.60 kgf·m, 52 in·lb) Using a high flash-point solvent, clean off any oil or dirt that may be on the silicone sealant coating area. Dry them with a clean cl ...