Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Front Caliper Removal

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Brakes / Calipers / Front Caliper Removal

Front Caliper Removal


NOTICE

Do not loosen the caliper assembly bolts [F]. Take out only the caliper mounting bolts for caliper removal.

Loosening the caliper assembly bolts will cause brake fluid leakage.

Front Caliper Removal


NOTICE

Immediately wash away any brake fluid that spills.

NOTE

If the caliper is to be disassembled after removal and if compressed air is not available, disassemble the caliper before the brake hose is removed (see Caliper Rubber Parts Replacement in the Periodic Maintenance chapter).

Front Caliper Removal


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Rear Caliper Removal
Remove: Bolt [A] Rear Wheel Rotation Sensor [B] Loosen the banjo bolt [C] at the brake hose lower end, and tighten it loosely. Loosen the caliper holder pin [D]. Remove the rear wheel ( ...

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Starter Clutch Removal
Remove: Torque Limiter (see Torque Limiter Removal) Transmission Assy (see Transmission Assy Removal) Starter Clutch Shaft Holder Bolt [A] Starter Clutch Shaft Bolt [B] Starter Clutch Shaft Holder [C] Remove the starter clutch shaft [A] using a suitable M8 bolt [B]. Take ...

Piston Ring Thickness Inspection
Measure the piston ring thickness. Use the micrometer to measure at several points around the ring. Piston Ring Thickness Standard: Top [A] 0.77 0.79 mm (0.0303 0.0311 in.) Second [B] 0.78 0.79 mm (0.0307 0.0311 in.) Service Limit: Top 0.70 mm (0.0276 in.) Second 0.71 mm (0.0280 ...

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 ...