How to Replace Brake Pads for Kawasaki Ninja 250

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We're going to show you how to replace the brake pad from this Ninja 250.

Removing the caliper.
The caliper is mounted with two bolts.
First loosen the pad pin.
Next loosen the caliper bolt.
It's better to remove it.
Then, it's off. If you have difficulty removing it, a plastic hammer will come in handy.
Remove the pad pin and then remove the pad.
Remove the caliper support.

Cleaning the caliper and piston.
Then remove the bracket holding the pad.
Cover the caliper with a cloth so that it doesn't scratch the vehicle.
Clean the pad pin and bracket with neutral detergent.
Use a brush.
Wash the caliper as well.
Rotate the piston using a caliper piston tool.
This way you can clean the piston.
Put the piston back on with a caliper piston tool.
Then remove the dirt in the back.

Replace brake pads.
You can see the difference between a new pad and a used pad.
Apply some grease where the pad has contact with the caliper; the sliding section, back of the piston, backside of the plate, the pad pin; thread of the pad pin to prevent it from getting stuck; and the caliper bolt as well.

Mounting caliper.
Fasten the bolt with proper torque using a torque wrench.
It's finished.
Squeeze the brake several times until you feel it touching the brake.

Shop the tools and equipment in this movie:

Mechanic Gloves


Webike Garage
Caliper Piston Removal Tool

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Caliper Piston Reverse Tool

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Torque Wrench

SBS
Brake Pads

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