Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Wheel Inspection

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Wheel Inspection


If roughness or binding is found, replace the hub bearings (see Hub Bearing Removal/Installation).

If there is any damage to the wheel, replace the wheel.

If rim runout exceeds the service limit, check the hub bearings (see Hub Bearing Inspection).

If the problem is not due to the bearings, replace the wheel.

Rim Runout (with tire installed) Standard: Axial TIR 0.5 mm (0.02 in.) or less

Radial TIR 0.8 mm (0.03 in.) or less

Service Limit: Axial TIR 1.0 mm (0.04 in.)

Radial TIR 1.0 mm (0.04 in.)

WARNING

Damaged wheel parts may fail and cause an accident resulting in serious injury or death. Never attempt to repair a damaged wheel part. If the wheel part is damaged, it must be replaced with a new one.

Rear Wheel Installation
Apply high-temperature grease to the grease seal lips. Fit the collars on the both sides of the hub. Left Side Collar [A] Right Side Collar [B] (with Flange) Engage the drive chai ...

Axle Inspection
Remove the front and rear axles (see Front/Rear Wheel Removal). Visually inspect the front and rear axle for damages. If the axle is damaged or bent, replace it. Place the axle in V bloc ...

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ECU Power Supply Inspection
Remove the upper air cleaner housing (see Air Cleaner Element Replacement in the Periodic Maintenance chapter). Visually inspect the ECU connectors. If the connector is clogged with mud or dust, blow it off with compressed air. Remove the ECU (see ECU Removal). Visually inspect the ...

Steering Damper Installation
Install the following parts as shown in the figure. Collar [A] Washer (t = 3.5 mm, 0.14 in.) [B] Steering Damper [C] ( ZX1000JC/KC) Electronic Steering Damper [D] (ZX1000JD/KD) Washer (t = 1.2 mm, 0.05 in.) [E] Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the steering ...

Coolant Change
WARNINGCoolant can be extremely hot and cause severe burns, is toxic and very slippery. Do not remove the radiator cap or attempt to change the coolant when the engine is hot; allow it cool completely. Immediately wipe any spilled coolant from tires, frame, engine or othe ...