Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Frame Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Frame / Frame / Frame Inspection

If there is any damage to the frame, replace it.

WARNING

A repaired frame may fail in use, possibly causing an accident resulting in injury or death. If the frame is bent, dented, cracked, or warped, replace it.

Rear Frame Front Installation
Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the rear frame front bolts and tighten them. Torque - Rear Frame Front Bolts: 44 N·m (4.5 kgf·m, 32 ft·lb) Rear Footpeg Bracket Bolts ...

Windshield
Windshield Removal Remove: Bolts [A] and Washers Windshield [B] Windshield Installation Be sure to install the wellnuts [A] and the washers. Tighten: Torque - Windshield Mounti ...

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Water Pump Inspection
Remove the left lower fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter). Check the drainage outlet passage [A] at the bottom of the water pump body for coolant leaks. If the mechanical seal is damaged, the coolant leaks through the seal and drains through the passage. Replace th ...

Balance Inspection
Remove the front and rear wheels (see Front/Rear Wheel Removal). Support the wheel so that it can be spun freely. Spin the wheel lightly, and mark [A] the wheel at the top when the wheel stops. Repeat this procedure several times. If the wheel stops of its own accord in various positi ...