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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Nozzle Assy Assembly
Before assembling, blow away dirt or dust from the delivery pipes [A] by applying compressed air [B]. Replace the O-rings [A] of the joint pipe [B] with new ones. Apply engine oil to the new O-rings, and insert it to the delivery pipes [C] Insert the joint pipe so that the step ...

Starter Clutch Installation
Replace the O-ring [A] with a new one and apply grease. Apply molybdenum disulfide grease to the starter clutch shaft [B]. Install: Starter Clutch [C] Spacer (Small Diameter) [D] Spacer (Large Diameter) [E] Starter Clutch Shaft Starter Clutch Shaft Holder [F] Turn the O-ring si ...

Key Registration
Case 1: When the ignition key has been lost or additional spare ignition key is required. Prepare a new spare ignition key. Cut the key in accordance with the shape of the current ignition key. Remove the rear seat (see Rear Seat Removal in the Frame chapter). Remove the immobilizer/K ...