MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT
Rear Shock Absorber Inspection
Remove the saddlebag (see the
Press down on the seat several
times to inspect the stroke.
Visually inspect the rear shock ab-
sorber for oil leaks.
If there is any doubt about the rear
shock absorber, it should be in-
spected by an authorized Kawasaki
A. Rear Shock Absorber
The air pressure in the rear shock
absorber can be adjusted for different
roads and loading conditions.
The following table shows an exam-
ple of air pressure adjustment. To ob-
tain stable handling and a suitable ride,
adjust the air pressure as indicated.
The standard air pressure is atmos-
pheric pressure. Ordinarily, the heavier
the total load becomes, the higher the
air pressure should be set.
Air Pressure Adjustment
290 kPa (3.0
kg/cm², 43 psi)