Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Rear Shock Absorber Inspection

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Rear Shock Absorber Inspection


If there is any damage to the rear shock absorber, replace it.

If it show any signs of damage, replace it.

Rear Shock Absorber Installation
Replace the rear shock absorber nuts and tie-rod nuts with new ones. Tighten: Torque - Rear Shock Absorber Nuts: 34 N·m (3.5 kgf·m, 25 ft·lb) Tie-Rod Nuts: 34 N·m (3.5 kgf·m, 25 ft· ...

Rear Shock Absorber Scrapping
WARNINGPressurized nitrogen may explode when heated. The rear shock contains nitrogen gas. To avoid an explosion, do not incinerate the shock body without first releasing the nit ...

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Shift Fork/Gear Groove Wear Inspection
Measure the thickness of the shift fork ears [A], and measure the width [B] of the gear grooves. If the thickness of a shift fork ear is less than the service limit, the shift fork must be replaced. Shift Fork Ear Thickness Standard: 5.7 6.0 mm (0.224 0.236 in.) Service Limit: 5.6 mm ...

Refreshing Charge
Remove the battery (see Battery Removal). Do refresh charge by following method according to the battery terminal voltage. WARNINGThis battery is sealed type. Charge with current and time as stated below. Terminal Voltage: 12.0 12.7 V Standard Charge (see following ...

Premuffler Chamber Removal
Remove: Muffler Body (see Muffler Body Removal) Right Lower Fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter) Front Seat (see Front Seat Removal in the Frame chapter) Oxygen Sensor (Equipped Models) (see Oxygen Sensor Removal (Equipped Models) in the Electrical System chapter ...