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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KIBS Motor Relay Inspection (Service Code b 35)
Check the KIBS motor relay fuse (25 A) [A] (see Fuse Inspection in the Electrical System chapter) If the fuse is good, check the wiring continuity as follows. Disconnect: Battery Positive Cable (see Battery Removal in the Electrical System chapter) KIBS Hydraulic Unit Lead Connector (see ...

Technical Information - Electronic Steering Damper (ESD/ZX1000JD/KD models)
1) Overview This model has an Electronic Steering Damper (ESD) [A]. Unlike conventional manual adjustment method of Kawasaki, damping characteristics are adjusted by the electronic control unit. 2) Purpose Designed to offer increased stability at high speed without interfering with light ...

Lubrication
It is important to lubricate rotating or sliding parts during assembly to minimize wear during initial operation. Lubrication points are called out throughout this manual, apply the specific oil or grease as specified. Direction of Engine Rotation When rotating the crankshaft by hand, the fre ...