Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Balancer Adjustment

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Crankshaft/Transmission / Balancer / Balancer Adjustment

Start the engine and let it idle.

Loosen the clamp bolt [A] and turn the balancer shaft [B] clockwise [C] until the balancer gear makes a whining sound.

Turn the shaft counterclockwise [D] until the balancer gear whining sound disappears and tighten the clamp bolt.

Torque - Balancer Shaft Clamp Bolt: 9.8 N·m (1.0 kgf·m, 87 in·lb)

Balancer Adjustment


Balancer Installation
Position the crankshaft at #2, 3 positions TDC or at #1, 4 positions TDC. Install the balancer assembly as follows. Align the punch mark [A] on the weight and the projection [B] on the cran ...

Balancer Damper Inspection
Remove the balancer and disassemble the weight and gear assembly. Visually inspect the rubber dampers [A]. If they appear damaged or deteriorated, replace them. ...

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Reporting safety defects
(For Products Sold in the United States of America, District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories Only) If you believe that your vehicle has a defect which could cause a crash or could cause injury or death, you should immediately inform the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHT ...

Relay Circuit Inspection
Remove the relay box (see Relay Box Removal). Check conductivity of the following numbered terminals by connecting the hand tester and one 12 V battery to the relay box as shown in the figure (see Relay Box Internal Circuit in this section). If the tester does not read as specified, re ...

Inquiries to Rider
Each rider reacts to problems in different ways, so it is important to confirm what kind of condition the rider is dissatisfied with. Try to find out exactly what problem occurs under exactly what conditions by asking the rider; knowing this information may help you reproduce the prob ...