Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Rear Caliper Holder Shaft Wear

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Brakes / Calipers / Rear Caliper Holder Shaft Wear

The caliper body must slide smoothly on the caliper holder shafts [A]. If the body does not slide smoothly, one pad will wear more than the other, pad wear will increase, and constant drag on the disc will raise brake and brake fluid temperature.

If the rubber friction boot is damaged, replace the rubber friction boot. To replace the friction boot, remove the pads and the caliper bracket.

If the caliper holder shaft is damage, replace the caliper bracket.

Rear Caliper Holder Shaft Wear


Caliper Piston and Cylinder Damage
Visually inspect the pistons [A] and cylinder surfaces [B]. Replace the caliper if the cylinder and piston are badly scores or rusty. Front Caliper [C] Rear Caliper [D] ...

Brake Pads
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Other materials:

Radiator and Cooling Fan
Check the radiator fins for obstruction by insects or mud. Clean off any obstructions with a stream of low-pressure water. WARNINGThe cooling fan spins at high speed and can cause serious injuries. Keep your hands and clothing away from the cooling fan blades at all times. ...

ZX1000JB/KB Models
1. Run the fuse box 2 lead in front of the rib for the fuse box 2. 2. Seat Lock Cable 3. Hook the licence plate light lead and the left turn signal light lead on the projection of the tool kit case. 4. Rib for Fuse Box 2 5. Run the starter relay lead in back of the rib for the fuse box 2 ...

Electrical Leads
A two-color lead is identified first by the primary color and then the stripe color. Unless instructed otherwise, electrical leads must be connected to those of the same color. Instrument Use a meter that has enough accuracy for an accurate measurement. Read the manufacture’s instructions ...