Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Camshaft Chain Tensioner Installation

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Camshaft Chain Tensioner Installation


Camshaft Chain Tensioner Installation


Torque - Camshaft Chain Tensioner Cap Bolt: 20 N·m (2.0 kgf·m, 15 ft·lb)

Camshaft Chain Tensioner Removal
NOTICE This is a non-return type camshaft chain tensioner. The push rod does not return to its original position once it moves out to take up camshaft chain slack. Observe all the rules listed ...

Camshaft, Camshaft Chain
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Piston Ring, Piston Ring Groove Wear Inspection
Check for uneven groove wear by inspecting the ring seating. The rings should fit perfectly parallel to groove surfaces. If not, replace the piston and all the piston rings. With the piston rings in their grooves, make several measurements with a thickness gauge [A] to determine pisto ...

Oil Pan Installation
If the oil filter holder bolt [A] was removed, tighten it. Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the oil filter holder bolt. Torque - Oil Filter Holder Bolt: 35 N·m (3.6 kgf·m, 26 ft·lb) Replace the O-rings [B] with new ones, and apply grease to them. Install the O-ri ...

Radiator Inspection
Remove the radiator (see Radiator and Radiator Fan Removal). Check the radiator core. If there are obstructions to air flow, remove them. If the corrugated fins [A] are deformed, carefully straighten them. If the air passages of the radiator core are blocked more than 20% by unremovable ...