Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Swingarm Bearing Installation

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Suspension / Swingarm / Swingarm Bearing Installation

Insert the needle bearing driver [A] into the needle bearing [B] and press the needle bearing into the housing until the driver contacts the end surface of the housing.

NOTE

Swingarm Bearing Installation


Special Tools - Bearing Driver Set: 57001-1129

Needle Bearing Driver, 28:
57001-1610

Spacer 28: 57001-1663


Needle Bearing Driver, 20 &
Spacer, 28
(Spacer): 57001-1678

Press in the ball bearing until it bottomed.

Special Tool - Bearing Driver Set: 57001-1129

Special Tool - Inside Circlip Pliers: 57001-143

Special Tool - Bearing Driver Set: 57001-1129

Swingarm


32 mm (1.26 in.) [A] 1 mm (0.04 in.) [B] 1.5 mm (0.06 in.) [C] 9.5 mm (0.37 in.) [D] 27.5 mm (1.08 in.) [E] Needle Bearings [F] Grease Seals [G] Ball Bearing [H] Circlip [I]

Swingarm Bearing Removal
Remove: Swingarm (see Swingarm Removal) Collar [A] Oil Seals [B] Sleeve [C] Circlip [D] (Right Side) Special Tool - Inside Circlip Pliers: 57001-143 Remove the ball bearing and ...

Swingarm Bearing, Sleeve Inspection
NOTICE Do not remove the bearings for inspection. Removal may damage them. Inspect the needle bearings [A] and ball bearing installed in the swingarm. The rollers and ball in a bearing ...

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Service Code Reading
The service code(s) is displayed on the LCD by the number of two digits. NOTE The service code of the KIBS and ABS adds “b” at the left side of the code. The service code of the ESD adds “E” at the left side of the code. When there are a number of problems, all the serv ...

Brake Light Switches
When either the front or rear brake is applied, the brake light goes on. The front brake light switch requires no adjustment, but the rear brake light switch should be adjusted in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart. Inspection Turn the ignition key to “ON”. The brake ligh ...

Brake Disc Installation
Install the brake disc on the wheel so that the marked side [A] faces out. Front Brake Discs [B] Rear Brake Disc [C] Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the brake disc mounting bolts. Tighten: Torque - Brake Disc Mounting Bolts: 27 N·m (2.8 kgf·m, 20 ...