Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Cam Wear Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Engine Top End / Camshaft, Camshaft Chain / Cam Wear Inspection

If the cams are worn down past the service limit, replace the camshaft.

Cam Height Standard:

Exhaust 35.043 35.157 mm
(1.3796 1.3841 in.)


Intake 38.243 38.357 mm
(1.5056 1.5101 in.)


Service Limit:

Exhaust 34.94 mm (1.376 in.)

Intake 38.14 mm (1.502 in.)

Cam Wear Inspection


Camshaft Runout Inspection
Remove the camshafts (see Camshaft Removal). Set the camshaft in a camshaft alignment jig or on V blocks. Measure the runout with a dial gauge at the specified place as shown in the figure. ...

Camshaft Chain Removal
Remove: Camshafts (see Camshaft Removal) Timing Rotor (see Timing Rotor Removal in the Electrical System chapter) Front and Rear Camshaft Chain Guides (see Cylinder Head Removal) Remove ...

Other materials:

ESD (Electronic Steering Damper) ECU Communication Error (Service Code 3C, ZX1000JD/KD)
ESD ECU Communication Line Inspection When the data (for status of ESD system) is not sent from the ESD ECU to the meter unit and ECU, the service code 3C is displayed. The data is sent through the CAN communication line. The service code 3C is detected with the meter unit. The FI symbol does ...

Backups
The ECU takes the following measures to prevent engine damage when the DFI, ignition, S-KTRC or immobilizer system parts have troubles. Note: (1): D-J Method: When the engine load is light like at idling or low speed, the ECU determines the injection quantity by calculating fr ...

Oil Pressure Measurement
Remove: Right Lower Fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter) Oil Passage Plug [A] Attach the adapter [A] and gauge [B] to the plug hole. Special Tools - Oil Pressure Gauge, 10 kgf/cm²: 57001-164 Oil Pressure Gauge Adapter, PT3/8: 57001 -1233 ...