Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Clutch Plate, Wear, Damage Inspection

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If any plates show signs of damage, or if they have worn past the service limit, replace them with new ones.

Clutch Plate, Wear, Damage Inspection


Friction Plate Thickness

Standard: 2.72 2.88 mm
(0.107 0.113 in.)


Service Limit: 2.5 mm (0.098 in.)

Spring Plate Free Play Adjustment
NOTE The free play adjustment is performed by replacing the steel plate(s). Measure the clutch spring plate free play (see Clutch Spring Plate Free Play Measurement), and then replace the st ...

Clutch Plate Warp Inspection
Place each friction plate or steel plate on a surface plate and measure the gap between the surface plate [A] and each friction plate or steel plate [B] with a thickness gauge [C]. The gap is ...

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Fuel Tank Removal
WARNINGGasoline is extremely flammable and can be explosive under certain conditions, creating the potential for serious burns. Make sure the area is well-ventilated and free from any source of flame or sparks; this includes any appliance with a pilot light. Do not smoke. T ...

Shift Pedal Installation
Install the rubber damper to the shift pedal. Turn the chamfered side to inside. Assemble: Shift Lever [A] and Locknut [B] (Left-hand Thread) Shift Pedal [C] and Locknut [D] Tie-Rod [E] Turn the grooved end [F] of the tie-rod to the shift lever. Apply grease to the sliding ...

Tachometer
The tachometer shows the engine speed in revolutions per minute (r/min, rpm). On the right side of the tachometer face is a portion called the “red zone”. Engine r/min (rpm) in the red zone is above maximum recommended engine speed and is also above the range for good performance. ...