Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Master Cylinder Inspection (Visual Inspection)

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If a master cylinder or piston shows any damage, replace them.

Master Cylinder Inspection (Visual Inspection)


If a cup is worn, damaged softened (rotted), or swollen, the piston assembly should be replaced to renew the cups.

If fluid leakage is noted at the brake lever, the piston assembly should be replaced to renew the cups.

If they are damaged, replace them.

If the springs are damaged, replace them.

If the relief port becomes plugged, the brake pads will drag on the disc. Blow the ports clean with compressed air.

Front Master Cylinder [I] Rear Master Cylinder [J]

Master Cylinder Inspection (Visual Inspection)


Rear Master Cylinder Installation
Replace the washers that are on each side of hose fitting with new ones. Install the brake hose [A]. Touch the brake hose to the stopper [B] of the rear master cylinder. Tighten: Torq ...

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Engine Oil
In order for the engine, transmission, and clutch to function properly, maintain the engine oil at the proper level, and change the oil and replace the oil filter in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart. Not only do dirt and metal particles collect in the oil, but the oil itself los ...

Canister Inspection
Refer to the Evaporative Emission Control System Inspection (CAL and SEA-B1 Models) in the Periodic Maintenance chapter. 1. Green Hoses (Purge) 2. Fittings 3. Canister 4. White Hose (Vacuum) 5. Throttle Body Assy 6. Fuel Tank 7.Red Hose (Return) 8. Blue Hose (Breather) 9. Brack ...

Compression Damping Force Adjustment
To adjust the compression damping force, turn the compression damping adjuster [A]. The standard adjuster setting is the 4 1/2 turns out from the fully clockwise position. WARNINGIf both adjusters are not adjusted equally, handling may be impaired and a hazardous condition ma ...