Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Coupling Bearing Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Final Drive / Sprocket, Coupling / Coupling Bearing Inspection

Since the coupling bearing is made to extremely close tolerances, the clearance can not normally be measured.

Coupling Bearing Inspection


NOTE

It is not necessary to remove the coupling bearing for inspection. If the bearing is removed, it will need to be replaced with a new one.

If the bearing play, roughness or binding is found, replace the bearing.

Coupling Bearing Lubrication

Pack the bearing with high-temperature grease. Turn the bearing around by hand a few times to make sure the grease is distributed uniformly inside the bearing.

Coupling Bearing Installation
Replace the bearing with a new one. Press in the bearing [A] until it is bottomed. Special Tool - Bearing Driver Set [B]: 57001-1129 Pack the bearing with high-temperature grease. Replace t ...

Coupling Damper Inspection
Remove the rear wheel coupling, and inspect the rubber dampers [A]. Replace the damper if it appears damaged or deteriorated. ...

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Oil Filter Replacement
Drain the engine oil (see Engine Oil Change). Remove the left lower fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter). Remove the oil filter [A] with the oil filter wrench [B]. Special Tool - Oil Filter Wrench: 57001-1249 Replace the filter with a new one. Apply grease t ...

Clutch Plate, Wear, Damage Inspection
Visually inspect the friction and steel plates for signs of seizure, overheating (discoloration), or uneven wear. Measure the thickness of each friction plate [A] at several points. If any plates show signs of damage, or if they have worn past the service limit, replace them with new on ...

Solenoid Valve Inspection (Service Code b 13, b 14, b 17, b 18)
The solenoid valve is built in the KIBS Hydraulic Unit [A]. Therefore the solenoid valve cannot be checked directly. Perform the Pre-Diagnosis Inspection 1 and 2 (see Inquiries to Rider in the Brakes chapter). If any of these service codes appears even if all checks are ended, replace t ...