Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Compression Damping Force Adjustment

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / Maintenance and adjustment / Rear Shock Absorber / Compression Damping Force Adjustment

The compression damping force adjusters for high and low speeds are located on the gas reservoir at the left side of the rear shock absorber.

Compression Damping Force Adjustment


A. High Speed Adjuster

B. Low Speed Adjuster

NOTE

Turning the high speed adjuster has the low speed adjuster turning. Although the low speed adjuster turns with the high speed adjuster when turning the high speed adjuster, the low speed adjuster setting position dose not change.

Low Speed Compression Damping Adjustment

Rebound Damping Force Adjustment
The rebound damping force adjuster is located at the upper end of the rear shock absorber. A. Rebound Damping Force Adjuster B. To increase damping force C. To decrease damping force Usin ...

High Speed Compression Damping Adjustment
Turn the high speed compression damping force adjuster clockwise to increase damping force or counterclockwise to decrease it. NOTICE Do not turn the compression damping force adjuster b ...

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Squeeze the brake lever slowly and hold it with a band [A]. Remove the front footpeg bracket bolts [A]. Raise the rear wheel off the ground with the jack (see Rear Shock Absorber Removal). Special Tools - Jack: 57001-1238 Jack Attachment: 57001-1608 Remove: Upper ...

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Drive Chain Slack Adjustment
Remove the cotter pin [A], and loosen the rear axle nut [B]. Loosen the both chain adjuster locknuts [C]. If the chain is too loose, turn out the left and right chain adjusters [D] evenly. If the chain is too tight, turn in the left and right chain adjusters evenly, and kick the wheel f ...