Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Clutch Housing Finger Inspection

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If they are badly worn or if there are groove cuts where the tangs hit, replace the housing. Also, replace the friction plates if their tangs are damaged.

Clutch Housing Finger Inspection


Clutch Spring Free Length Measurement
Measure the free length of the clutch springs [A]. If any spring is shorter than the service limit, it must be replaced. Clutch Spring Free Length Standard: 43.5 mm (1.71 in.) Service Limit: ...

Clutch Housing Spline Inspection
Visually inspect where the teeth [A] on the steel plates wear against the sub clutch hub splines [B]. If there are notches worn into the splines, replace the sub clutch hub. Also, replace the ...

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Battery Charging
Remove the battery from the motorcycle (see Battery Removal). Attach the leads from the charger and charge the battery at a rate (amperage x hours) that is indicated on the battery. If it is not possible to read the rate, charge the battery at an amperage that is about 1/10th of the ...

Brake Pedal Installation
Apply grease to the brake pedal pivot shaft [A]. Install: Washers [B] Brake Pedal [C] Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the brake pedal mounting bolt [D], and tighten it. Torque - Brake Pedal Mounting Bolt: 8.8 N·m (0.90 kgf·m, 78 in·lb) Install the re ...

Clutch Installation
Apply engine oil to the needle bearing [A] and the sleeve [B]. Install: Needle Bearing Sleeve Install the clutch housing [A]. Fit the holes [B] and projections [C]. Engage the clutch housing gear and the crankshaft primary gear. Install the spacer [A] and the clutch ...