Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Front Wheel Installation

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Wheels/Tires / Wheels (Rims) / Front Wheel Installation

NOTE

The direction of the wheel rotation [A] is shown by an arrow [B] on the wheel spoke.

Front Wheel Installation


The collars are identical.

Front Wheel Installation


Torque - Front Axle Nut: 127 N·m (13.0 kgf·m, 94 ft·lb)

NOTE

Put a block in front of the front wheel to stop moving.

Torque - Front Axle Clamp Bolts: 20 N·m (2.0 kgf·m, 15 ft·lb)

NOTE

Put a block in front of the front wheel to stop moving.

Torque - Front Axle Clamp Bolts: 20 N·m (2.0 kgf·m, 15 ft·lb)

NOTE

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

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 Wheel Removal
Remove: Front Caliper Mounting Bolts [A] (Both Sides) Front Caliper [B] (Both Sides) Loosen: Front Axle Clamp Bolts [A] (Right Side) Front Axle [B] Remove the lower fair ...

Rear Wheel Removal
Raise the rear wheel off the ground with the stand [A]. Remove: Cotter Pin [A] Rear Axle Nut [B] Washer [C] Rear Axle [D] (from Right Side) Remove the rear wheel rotation sensor ...

Other materials:

Gear Position Switch Installation
Securely place the springs [A] and pins [B] into the holes [C] of the shift drum. Apply grease to the new O-ring [D]. Install the gear position switch [E]. Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the gear position switch screws [F]. Tighten: Torque - Gear Position Swit ...

Technical Information-Power Mode
The rider can choose from three engine power modes to suit their preferences and road conditions. The FI ECU controls the engine power by adjusting fuel injection, air intake, and ignition timing. It enables three-mode selection: Full Power (Mode F), Middle Power (Mode M), and Low Power (M ...

Radiator Hose and Pipe Inspection (coolant leak, damage, installation condition)
The high pressure inside the radiator hose can cause coolant to leak [A] or the hose to burst if the line is not properly maintained. Visually inspect the hoses for signs of deterioration. Squeeze the hoses. A hose should not be hard and brittle, nor should it be soft or swollen. Repl ...