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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Chassis Parts Lubrication
Before lubricating each part, clean off any rusty spots with rust remover and wipe off any grease, oil, dirt, or grime. Lubricate the points listed below with indicated lubricant. NOTE Whenever the vehicle has been operated under wet or rainy conditions, or especially after using a high ...

Coolant Temperature Meter
The coolant temperature gauge indicates temperature of the engine coolant. The “ ” symbol is displayed if the coolant temperature meter is selected. A. Coolant Temperature Meter B. Warning Indicator Light (Red) C. “ ” Symbol If the coolant temperature is below 40°C (104°F ...

Alternator Cover Removal
Remove: Upper Fairing Assembly (see Upper Fairing Assembly Removal in the Frame chapter) Air Cleaner Housing (see Air Cleaner Housing Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Bolt [A] Bring the heat insulator plate [B] forward to remove the alternator lead connector. Clear the p ...