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: ...

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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: ...

Parts Location
NOTE The front and rear wheel rotation sensors and rotors are standard parts of this motorcycle. Front Wheel Rotation Sensor [A] Front Wheel Rotation Sensor Rotor [B] Rear Wheel Rotation Sensor [C] Rear Wheel Rotation Sensor Rotor [D] ABS Indicator Light (LED) [E] KIBS Indicator Ligh ...

Crankshaft Removal
Split the crankcase (see Crankcase Splitting). Remove: Connecting Rod Big End Nuts [A] Connecting Rod Big End Caps [B] NOTE Mark and record the locations of the connecting rods and their big end caps so that they can be reassembled in their original positions. Remove the crank ...