Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Brakes

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / Maintenance and adjustment / Brakes

Brake Wear Inspection

Inspect the brakes for wear. For each front and rear disc brake caliper, if the thickness of either pad is less than 1 mm (0.04 in.), replace both pads in the caliper as a set. Pad replacement should be done by an authorized Kawasaki dealer.

Brake Wear Inspection


A. Lining Thickness

B. 1 mm (0.04 in.)

Lubrication
Lubrication is necessary after riding through rain or on wet roads, or any time that the chain appears dry. Use a lubricant for sealed chains to prevent deterioration of chain seals. If the chain ...

Brake Fluid
In accordance with the PeriodicMaintenance Chart, inspect the brake fluid level in both the front and rear brake fluid reservoirs and change the brake fluid. The brake fluid should also be change ...

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Starting the Engine
Check that the engine stop switch is in the position. A. Engine Stop Switch B. Starter Button Turn the ignition key to “ON”. Make sure the transmission is in neutral. A. Neutral Indicator Light B. Ignition Switch C. “ON” position NOTE The motorcycle is equipped w ...

Starter Relay Inspection
Remove the front seat (see Front Seat Removal in the Frame chapter). Remove the battery negative (–) cable from the battery negative (–) terminal (see Battery Removal). Take the starter relay [A] off the rear fender. Remove the cover [B]. Remove: Starter Motor Cable [A] ...

Rear Frame Front Removal
Remove: Rear Frame Rear (see Rear Frame Rear Removal) Rear Fender Front (see Rear Fender Front Removal) Rear Footpeg Bracket Bolts [A] Rear Footpeg Bracket [B] Rear Frame Front Bolts [C] Left Rear Frame Front [D] Remove: Rear Footpeg Bracket Bolts [A] Rear Footpeg Bracke ...