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 ...

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Clutch
Clutch Operation Inspection Pull the clutch lever just enough to take up the free play [A]. Measure the gap between the lever and the lever holder. If the gap is too wide, the clutch may not release fully. If the gap is too narrow, the clutch may not engage fully. In either case, adjust ...

Oil Level Inspection
Check that the engine oil level is between the upper [A] and lower [B] levels in the gauge. NOTE Situate the motorcycle so that it is perpendicular to the ground. If the motorcycle has just been used, wait several minutes for all the oil to drain down. If the oil has just been changed, ...

Tire Installation
WARNINGSome replacement tires may adversely affect handling and cause an accident resulting in serious injury or death. To ensure proper handling and stability, use only the recommended standard tires for replacement, inflated to the standard pressure. Inspect the rim ...