Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Camshaft Chain Tensioner Removal

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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 below.

When removing the tensioner, do not take out the mounting bolts only halfway. Retightening the mounting bolts from this position could damage the tensioner and the camshaft chain. Once the bolts are loosened, the tensioner must be removed and reset as described in “Camshaft Chain Tensioner Installation”.

Do not turn over the crankshaft while the tensioner is removed. This could upset the camshaft chain timing, and damage the valves.

Camshaft Chain Tensioner Removal


Camshaft Chain Tensioner Removal


Camshaft Chain Tensioner Removal


Camshaft Chain Tensioner
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Camshaft Chain Tensioner Installation
Replace the O-ring [A] with a new one. Apply grease to the new O-ring. Release the stopper [B] and push the push rod [C] into the interior of the tensioner body [D] so that the position of th ...

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Cable Removal
Remove: Air Cleaner Housing (see Air Cleaner Housing Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Right Lower Fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter) Loosen the nuts [A], and slide the lower end of the clutch cable to give the cable plenty of play. Screw in the ...

Intake Air Pressure Sensor #2 Removal
NOTICE Never drop the intake air pressure sensor #2 especially on a hard surface. Such a shock to the sensor can damage it. Remove: Air Cleaner Housing (see Air Cleaner Housing Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Intake Air Pressure Sensor #2 Connector [A] Remove the intake air ...

Operating Procedures
Clean the seat area carefully. Coat the seat with machinist’s dye. Fit a 45° cutter into the holder and slide it into the valve guide. Press down lightly on the handle and turn it right or left. Grind the seating surface only until it is smooth. NOTICE Do not grind the seat too ...