Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Front Brake Pad Installation

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Brakes / Brake Pads / Front Brake Pad Installation

Front Brake Pad Installation


Fit the pad into the groove of the caliper as shown in the figure.

Front Brake Pad Installation


WARNING

After servicing, it takes several applications of the brake lever before the brake pads contact the disc, which could result in increased stopping distance and cause an accident resulting in injury or death.

Do not attempt to ride the motorcycle until a firm brake lever is obtained by pumping the lever until the pads are against the disc.

Front Brake Pad Removal
Loosen the pad pins [A]. Remove the front caliper with the hose installed (see Front Caliper Removal). Remove: Pad Pins Brake Pads ...

Rear Brake Pad Removal
Remove: Pad Pin Plug [A] Pad Pin [B] Brake Pads [C] ...

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