Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Camshaft Runout Inspection

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

If the runout exceeds the service limit, replace the camshaft.

Camshaft Runout Standard: TIR 0.02 mm (0.0008 in.) or less Service Limit: TIR 0.1 mm (0.004 in.)

Camshaft Runout Inspection


Camshaft, Camshaft Cap Wear Inspection
Remove the camshaft caps (see Camshaft Removal). Cut the strips of plastigage (press gauge) to journal width. Place a strip on each journal parallel to the camshaft installed in the correct ...

Cam Wear Inspection
Remove the camshafts (see Camshaft Removal). Measure the height [A] of each cam with a micrometer. If the cams are worn down past the service limit, replace the camshaft. Cam Height Standar ...

Other materials:

Exploded View
HG: Apply high-temperature grease. HO: Apply heavy oil. L: Apply a non-permanent locking agent. MO: Apply molybdenum disulfide oil solution. (mixture of the engine oil and molybdenum disulfide grease in a weight ratio 10:1) R: Replacement Parts Specifications Special Too ...

Side Stand
The motorcycle is equipped with a side stand. A. Side Stand NOTE When using the side stand, turn the handlebar to the left. Do not sit on the motorcycle while it is on its side stand or centre stand. Always kick the stand fully up before sitting on the motorcycle. NOTE The motorcycl ...

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 ...