Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Front Fork Installation (Each Fork Leg)

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Front Fork Installation (Each Fork Leg)


NOTE

Tighten the two lower front fork clamp bolts alternately two times to ensure even tightening torque.

NOTE

Front Fork Installation (Each Fork Leg)


Formula: a × b ÷ (b + c) = d

[a] Specified torque

[b] Length from center of square hole to grip point

[c] Offset = 44 mm

[d] Tightening torque

Front Fork Installation (Each Fork Leg)


For an example: 35 N·m × 310 ÷ (310 + 44) = 31 N·m

Tighten: Torque - Front Fork Clamp Bolts (Upper): 20 N·m (2.0 kgf·m, 15 ft·lb) Handlebar Clamp Bolts: 25 N·m (2.5 kgf·m, 18 ft·lb)

Front Fork Removal (Each Fork Leg)
Loosen the front fork top plug [A] beforehand if the fork leg is to be disassembled. Special Tool - Top Plug Wrench (45 mm) [B]: 57001-1741 NOTE Loosen the top plug after loosening the handleb ...

Front Fork Oil Change
Remove the front fork (see Front Fork Removal (Each Fork Leg)). Turn the spring preload adjuster fully counterclockwise for removing the piston rod assy easily. Hold the inner tube lower en ...

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Remove: Fuel Tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Connect the resistor(s) [A] (about 50 to 100 Ω) between the fuel pump connector terminal [B] of the main harness side and the battery negative (–) terminal [C] as shown. Turn the ignition switch ...

Piston Removal
Remove: Crankshaft (see Crankshaft Removal) Remove the piston together with the connecting rod to the cylinder head side. NOTICE Discard the connecting rod bolts and nuts. To prevent damage to the crankpin surfaces, do not allow the connecting rod bolts to bump against the crankpins. ...

Crankshaft Sensor Peak Voltage Inspection
Refer to the Crankshaft Sensor Peak Voltage Inspection in the Electrical System chapter. If the reading is within the standard, remove the ECU and check the wiring for continuity between harness connectors. Special Tool - Hand Tester: 57001-1394 Disconnect the ECU and sensor connector ...