Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Clutch Spring Free Length Measurement

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Clutch / Clutch / Clutch Spring Free Length Measurement

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: 42.1 mm (1.66 in.)

Clutch Spring Free Length Measurement


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 ...

Clutch Housing Finger Inspection
Visually inspect the clutch housing fingers [A] where the friction plate tangs [B] hit them. If they are badly worn or if there are groove cuts where the tangs hit, replace the housing. Also, ...

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Hub Bearing Removal
Remove the wheels (see Front/Rear Wheel Removal), and take out the following. Collars Coupling (Out of rear hub) Grease Seals Use the bearing remover to remove the hub bearings [A]. NOTICE Do not lay the wheel on the ground with the disc facing down. This can damage or warp the d ...

Starter Motor Installation
NOTICE Do not tap the starter motor shaft or body. Tapping the shaft or body could damage the motor. Clean the starter motor legs [A] and crankcase where the starter motor is ground. Replace the O-ring [A] with a new one. Apply grease to the new O-ring. Tighten: Torque - Starter ...