Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Clutch Plate Warp Inspection

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If any plate is warped over the service limit, replace it with a new one.

Clutch Plate Warp Inspection


Friction and Steel Plate Warp

Standard: 0.15 mm (0.0059 in.) or less

Service Limit: 0.3 mm (0.012 in.)

Clutch Plate, Wear, Damage Inspection
Visually inspect the friction and steel plates for signs of seizure, overheating (discoloration), or uneven wear. Measure the thickness of each friction plate [A] at several points. If any ...

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: ...

Other materials:

Front Fender Removal
Remove: Bolts [A] with Washers (Both Sides) Reflectors (Both Sides, US, CA, CAL and AU Models) Front Fender [B] Take the brake hose off the clamp [C] (both sides). Front Fender Installation Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the front fender mounting bolts. Tighten: ...

Thermostat Removal
Remove: Fuel Tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Air Cleaner Housing (see Air Cleaner Housing Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Throttle Body Assy (see Throttle Body Assy Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Throttle Body Assy Holder Clamp [A] ...

Unit Setting
The unit setting in the meter instrument can be changed according to local regulations. Make sure the unit setting is correctly displayed before riding. A. Speedometer B. Meter Display Units NOTE Do not operate the motorcycle with wrong unit (mph or km/h) of the speedometer. To change ...