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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ESD Actuator Resistance Inspection
Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Remove the electronic steering damper unit (see Steering Damper Removal in the Steering chapter). Connect a digitalmeter to the ESD actuator connector [A]. Measure the ESD actuator resistance. ESD Actuator Resistance Connections: BK lead [1] ← ...

Clutch Cover Removal
Remove: Right Lower Fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter) Clutch Cable Lower End (see Cable Removal) Clutch Cover Bolts [A] Turn the release lever [A] counterclockwise as shown, and remove the clutch cover. About 90В° [B] ...

Brake Hose and Pipe Replacement
NOTICE Brake fluid quickly ruins painted plastic surfaces; any spilled fluid should be completely washed away immediately. Remove: Upper Fairing Assembly (see Upper Fairing Assembly Removal in the Frame chapter) Brake Hose Fitting Bolt [A] Brake Hose Banjo Bolts [B] Bolt [C] Clamp ...