Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Rear Shock Absorber

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Suspension / Rear Shock Absorber

Spring Tension Inspection
Since a spring becomes shorter as it weakens, check its free length [A] to determine its condition. If the spring of either fork leg is shorter than the service limit, it must be replaced. If ...

Rebound Damping Force Adjustment
To adjust the rebound damping force, turn the rebound damping adjuster [A] to the desired position. The standard adjuster setting is the 1 3/4 turns out from the fully clockwise position. ...

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Clutch Plate Warp Inspection
Place each friction plate or steel plate on a surface plate and measure the gap between the surface plate [A] and each friction plate or steel plate [B] with a thickness gauge [C]. The gap is the amount of friction or steel plate warp. If any plate is warped over the service limit, repla ...

Brake Pedal Removal
Remove: Rear Master Cylinder Mounting Bolts [A] Foot Guard [B] Screw and Stopper [C] Bolt [D] Front Footpeg Bracket Bolts [E] Cable Guide [F] Remove: Cotter Pin [A] Joint Pin [B] Rear Brake Light Switch Spring [C] Return Spring [D] Remove the brake pedal mounting b ...

Clutch Lever Installation
Install the clutch lever so that the mating surface [A] of the clutch lever clamp is aligned with the punch mark [B] of the handlebar. Tighten the upper clamp bolt first, and then the lower clamp bolt. Torque - Clutch Lever Clamp Bolts: 7.8 N·m (0.80 kgf·m, 69 in·lb) There will be ...