Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Steering

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Periodic Maintenance / Periodic Maintenance Procedures / Steering

Tie-Rod Operation Inspection
Pump the rear seat down and up 4 or 5 times, and inspect the smooth stroke. If the tie-rod [A] do not smoothly stroke or noise is found, inspect the fasteners and tie-rod bearings (see Tie-R ...

Steering Play Inspection
Remove the lower fairings (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter). Raise the front wheel off the ground with the jack. Special Tools - Jack: 57001-1238 Jack Attachment: 57001-1608 ...

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External Shift Mechanism Inspection
Examine the shift shaft [A] for any damage. If the shaft is bent, straighten or replace it. If the serration [B] are damaged, replace the shaft. If the spring [C] is damaged in any way, replace it. If the shift mechanism arm [D] is damaged in any way, replace the shaft. Check the s ...

Fuel Pressure Inspection
NOTE Be sure the battery is fully charged. Remove: Fuel Tank Covers (see Fuel Tank Removal) Fuel Tank Bolts (see Fuel Tank Removal) Primary Fuel Hose (see Fuel Hose Replacement in the Periodic Maintenance chapter) Be sure to place a piece of cloth around the fuel outlet pipe of the ...

Air Intake Duct Assembly (US, CA and CAL Models)
Install the dampers [A] and seal [B] as shown in the figure. Fit the holder [C] to the air intake ducts [D]. Projections [E] and Holes [F] Grooves [G] and Ribs [H] Tighten: Torque - Air Intake Duct Assembly Screws [I]: 1.5 N·m (0.15 kgf·m, 13 in·lb) Turn the plug [J] so that ...