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:

ESD Actuator Resistance Inspection
Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Remove the electronic steering damper unit (see Steering Damper Removal in the Steering chapter). Connect a digitalmeter to the ESD actuator connector [A]. Measure the ESD actuator resistance. ESD Actuator Resistance Connections: BK lead [1] ← ...

ESD (Electronic Steering Damper) ECU Error (Service Code E3b, ZX1000JD/KD)
If this service code appears, check that the following parts are correctly. Crankshaft Sensor Gear Position Switch Starter Lockout Switch Main Throttle Sensor Rear Wheel Rotation Sensor If these parts are normal, check the ESD ECU for its ground and power supply (see ESD ECU Power Supply ...

Spring Preload Adjustment
The spring preload adjuster is located at the lower end of each front fork leg and can be adjusted. To increase spring preload and stiffen the suspension, turn the preload adjuster clockwise with a hexagon wrench. To decrease preload and soften the suspension, turn the preload adjust ...