Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Brush Inspection

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If any is worn down to the service limit, replace the brush assy.

Starter Motor Brush Length [B] Standard: 12.05 mm (0.4744 in.) Service Limit: 6.55 mm (0.258 in.)

Brush Inspection


Starter Motor Assembly
Install the positive brush assy [A] and the starter motor terminal [B] as shown in the figure. Replace the O-ring [C] with a new one, and install it. Install: Brush Springs [A] Ne ...

Commutator Cleaning and Inspection
Clean the metallic debris off the between commutator segments [A]. NOTE Do not use emery or sand paper on the commutator. Check the commutator for damage or abnormal wear. Replace ...

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Fuel Hose Replacement
Remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). WARNINGFuel is flammable and explosive under certain conditions and can cause severe burns. Be prepared for fuel spillage; any spilled fuel must be completely wiped up immediately. When the fue ...

Crankshaft Removal
Split the crankcase (see Crankcase Splitting). Remove: Connecting Rod Big End Nuts [A] Connecting Rod Big End Caps [B] NOTE Mark and record the locations of the connecting rods and their big end caps so that they can be reassembled in their original positions. Remove the crank ...

Brake Disc Installation
Install the brake disc on the wheel so that the marked side [A] faces out. Front Brake Discs [B] Rear Brake Disc [C] Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the brake disc mounting bolts. Tighten: Torque - Brake Disc Mounting Bolts: 27 N·m (2.8 kgf·m, 20 ...