Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Brake Pedal Position Adjustment

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Brakes / Brake Lever, Brake Pedal / Brake Pedal Position Adjustment

NOTE

Usually it is not necessary to adjust the pedal position, but always adjust it when push rod locknut has been loosened.

If the length [C] shown is 69 ±1 mm (2.7 ±0.04 in.), the pedal position will be within the standard range.

Brake Pedal Position Adjustment


Brake Pedal Position Inspection
Check that the brake pedal [A] is in the correct position. Footpeg [B] Pedal Position Standard: About 65 mm (2.6 in.) [C] below top of footpeg If it is incorrect, adjust the position. ...

Brake Pedal Removal
Remove: Rear Master Cylinder Mounting Bolts [A] Foot Guard [B] Screw and Stopper [C] Bolt [D] Front Footpeg Bracket Bolts [E] Cable Guide [F] Remove: Cotter Pin [A] Joint ...

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Starter Clutch Inspection
Remove: Torque Limiter Cover (see Torque limiter Removal) Turn the torque limiter [A] by hand. The torque limiter should turn forward freely [B], but should not turn backward. If the starter clutch does not operate as it should or if it makes noise, go to the next step. Disassem ...

Cylinder Head Warp Inspection
Clean the cylinder head. Lay a straightedge across the lower surface of the cylinder head at several positions. Use a thickness gauge [A] to measure the space between the straightedge [B] and the head. Cylinder Head Warp Standard: – – – Service Limit: 0.05 mm (0.0020 in.) ...

Braking
Close the throttle completely, leaving the clutch engaged (except when shifting gears) so that the engine will help slow down the motorcycle. Shift down one gear at a time so that you are in 1st gear when you come to a complete stop. When stopping, always apply both brakes at the ...