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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For Primary Fuel Injectors
Remove the air cleaner housing (see Air Cleaner Housing Removal). Disconnect the injector connector and connect the harness adapter [A] between these connectors as shown in the figure. Main Harness [B] Primary Fuel Injector #1 [C] Special Tool - Measuring Adapter: 57001-1700 ...

Stopping the engine
Close the throttle completely. Shift the transmission into neutral Turn the ignition key to “OFF”. Support the motorcycle on a firm, level surface with the side stand. Lock the steering. NOTE The motorcycle is equipped with a vehicle-down sensor, which causes the engine to sto ...

Throttle Control System Inspection
Check the throttle grip free play [A]. If the free play is incorrect, adjust the throttle cables. Throttle Grip Free Play Standard: 2 3 mm (0.08 0.12 in.) Check that the throttle grip [B] moves smoothly from full open to close, and the throttle closes quickly and completely by the ...