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Rear Wheel Removal - Kawasaki KX250F Service Manual

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Wheels (Rims)
Pump the front fork up and down [A] 4 or 5 times to align
both fork positions.
Put a block [B] in front of the wheel to stop moving.
Do not apply the front brake.
Torque - Front Axle Clamp Bolts (Right): 20 N·m (2.0 kgf·m,
15 ft·lb)
Tighten the two clamp bolts alternately two times to en-
sure even tightening torque.
Check the front brake for good braking power and no
brake drag.
After servicing, it takes several applications of the
brake lever before the brake pads contact the disc,
which could result in increased stopping distance
and cause an accident resulting in injury or death.
Do not attempt to ride the motorcycle until a firm
brake lever is obtained by pumping the lever until
the pads are against the disc.

Rear Wheel Removal

Using the jack under the frame so that the rear wheel is
raised off the ground.
Special Tools - Jack: 57001-1238
Jack Attachment:
Remove the cotter pin [A], the rear axle nut [B] and washer
Pull out the axle [D], and take off the chain adjuster [E] on
both sides.
Disengage the drive chain from the rear sprocket.
Remove the rear wheel.
Take off the collars [A] with caps [B] on both sides.
Do not lay the wheel on the ground with the disc
facing down. This can damage or warp the disc.
Place blocks under the wheel so the disc does not
touch the ground.
Insert a wood wedge between the brake pads.
This prevents them from being moved out of their proper
position, should the brake pedal be squeezed acciden-
57001-1252 or 57001


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