Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Chassis Parts Lubrication

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Periodic Maintenance / Periodic Maintenance Procedures / Others / Chassis Parts Lubrication

NOTE

Whenever the vehicle has been operated under wet or rainy conditions, or especially after using a high-pressure water spray, perform the general lubrication.

Pivots: Lubricate with Grease.

Brake Lever

Brake Pedal

Clutch Lever

Rear Master Cylinder Push Rod Joint Pin

Sidestand

Points: Lubricate with Grease

Clutch Inner Cable Upper and Lower Ends [A] Throttle Inner Cable Upper and Lower Ends

Points: Lubricate with Grease


Cables: Lubricate with Rust Inhibitor.

Clutch Cable

Throttle Cables

Cables: Lubricate with Rust Inhibitor.


The cable may be lubricated by using a commercially available pressure cable lubricator with an aerosol cable lubricant.

If cable movement is not free after lubricating, if the cable is frayed [B], or if the cable housing is kinked [C], replace the cable.

Cables: Lubricate with Rust Inhibitor


Others
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Bolts, Nuts and Fasteners Tightness Inspection
Check the tightness of the bolts and nuts listed here. Also, check to see that each cotter pin is in place and in good condition. NOTE For the engine fasteners, check the tightness of them ...

Other materials:

Tie-Rod and Rocker Arm Bearing Removal
Remove: Tie-Rod (see Tie-Rod Removal) Rocker Arms (see Rocker Arm Removal) Swingarm (see Swingarm Removal) Sleeves [A] Oil Seals [B] Remove the needle bearings [C], using the bearing remover head and bearing remover shaft. Special Tools - Bearing Remover Head, 15 × 17: ...

Drive Chain Wear Inspection
Remove the chain cover (see Drive Chain Removal/Installation in the Final Drive chapter). Rotate the rear wheel to inspect the drive chain for damaged rollers, and loose pins and links If there is any irregularity, replace the drive chain. Lubricate the drive chain if it appears dry. ...

Throttle Control System
Check the throttle grip play each day before riding the motorcycle, and carry out maintenance and adjustments in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart. Adjust it if necessary. Throttle Grip The throttle grip controls the butterfly valves in the throttle body. If the throttle grip ha ...