Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Master Cylinder Rubber Parts Replacement

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Periodic Maintenance / Periodic Maintenance Procedures / Replacement Parts / Master Cylinder Rubber Parts Replacement

Front Master Cylinder Disassembly

Special Tool - Inside Circlip Pliers: 57001-143

Remove the dust cover and push rod.

Remove the circlip [J]

Pull out the piston (with primary cup and secondary cup).

Remove the return spring and spring guide.

Master Cylinder Rubber Parts Replacement


Rear Master Cylinder Disassembly

Special Tool - Inside Circlip Pliers: 57001-143

Rear Master Cylinder Disassembly


Master Cylinder Assembly

NOTICE

Except for the disc pads and disc, use only disc brake fluid, isopropyl alcohol, or ethyl alcohol for cleaning brake parts. Do not use any other fluid for cleaning these parts. Gasoline, engine oil, or any other petroleum distillate will cause deterioration of the rubber parts. Oil spilled on any part will be difficult to wash off completely, and will eventually deteriorate the rubber used in the disc brake.

Front: Brake Lever Pivot Bolt

Rear: Dust Cover of Push Rod Assembly

Torque - Brake Lever Pivot Bolt: 1.2 N·m (0.12 kgf·m, 11 in·lb) Brake Lever Pivot Bolt Locknut: 5.9 N·m (0.60 kgf·m, 52 in·lb)

Torque - Front Master Cylinder Bleed Valve: 5.4 N·m (0.55 kgf·m, 48 in·lb)

Brake Fluid Change
NOTE The procedure to change the front brake fluid is as follows. Changing the rear brake fluid is the same as for the front brake. Level the brake fluid reservoir. Remove: Screw [A] ...

Caliper Rubber Parts Replacement
Front Caliper Disassembly Remove: Front Caliper (see Front Caliper Removal in the Brakes chapter) Brake Pads (see Front Brake Pad Removal in the Brakes chapter) Remove: Front Caliper A ...

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Unit Setting
The unit setting in the meter instrument can be changed according to local regulations. Make sure the unit setting is correctly displayed before riding. A. Speedometer B. Meter Display Units NOTE Do not operate the motorcycle with wrong unit (mph or km/h) of the speedometer. To change ...

Brake Light Switch Operation Inspection
Turn the ignition switch to ON. The brake light (LED) [A] should go on when the brake lever is applied or after the brake pedal is depressed about 10 mm (0.39 in.). If it does not, adjust the brake light switch. Remove the front footpeg bracket (see Brake Pedal Removal in the B ...

Throttle Grip and Cables
Free Play Inspection Refer to the Throttle Control System Inspection in the Periodic Maintenance chapter. Free Play Adjustment Refer to the Throttle Control System Inspection in the Periodic Maintenance chapter. Cable Installation Install the throttle cables in accordance with the Cable, ...