MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT
Rear Shock Absorber
The rear shock absorber should be
checked for operation and oil leakage
in accordance with the Periodic Main-
For various riding or load conditions
the rear shock absorber can be ad-
– Spring preload
– Rebound damping force
– Compression damping force
Rear Shock Absorber Inspection
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
Spring Preload Adjustment
The spring adjusting nut on the rear
shock absorber can be adjusted.
If the spring action feels too soft or too
stiff, have it adjusted by an authorized