Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Front Forks/Rear Shock Absorber Operation Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Periodic Maintenance / Periodic Maintenance Procedures / Suspension / Front Forks/Rear Shock Absorber Operation Inspection

If the forks do not smoothly or noise is found, inspect the fork oil level or fork clamps (see Front Fork Oil Change in the Suspension chapter).

Front Forks/Rear Shock Absorber Operation Inspection


Front Forks/Rear Shock Absorber Operation Inspection


If the shock absorber does not smoothly stroke or noise is found, inspect the oil leak (see Rear Shock Absorber Oil Leak Inspection).

Front Fork Oil Leak Inspection

Front Fork Oil Leak Inspection


Replace any defective parts, if necessary.

Rear Shock Absorber Oil Leak Inspection

Rear Shock Absorber Oil Leak Inspection


If the oil leakage is found on it, replace the shock absorber with a new one.

Suspension
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Rocker Arm Operation Inspection
Pump the seat down and up 4 or 5 times, and inspect the smooth stroke. If the rocker arm [A] does not smoothly stroke or noise is found, inspect the fasteners and bearings (see Tie-Rod/Rocke ...

Other materials:

Mud Guard Installation
Installation is the reverse of removal. Note the following. Run the hose and lead correctly (see Cable, Wire, and Hose Routing section in the Appendix chapter). Check the brake line. Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the mud guard mounting bolts [A, B], and tighten them ...

Engine Stop Switch
A. Engine Stop Switch B. START/STOP Switch (for Stop Watch) C. Starter Button In addition to the ignition switch, the engine stop switch must be in the position for the motorcycle to operate. The engine stop switch is for emergency use. If required, move the switch to the  positio ...

Drive Chain Slack Inspection
NOTE Check the slack with the motorcycle setting on its sidestand. Clean the chain if it is dirty, and lubricate it if it appears dry. Check the wheel alignment (see Wheel Alignment Inspection). Rotate the rear wheel to find the position where the chain is tightest. Measure the ver ...