Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Crankcase Assembly

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Crankshaft/Transmission / Crankcase / Crankcase Assembly

NOTICE

The upper and lower crankcase halves are machined at the factory in the assembled state, so the crankcase halves must be replaced as a set.

WARNING

Gasoline and low flash-point solvents can be flammable and/or explosive and cause severe burns. Clean the crankcase in a well-ventilated area, and take care that there are no sparks or flame anywhere near the working area; this includes any appliance with a pilot light. Do not use gasoline or a low flash-point solvent to clean the crankcase.

Crankcase Splitting
Remove the engine (see Engine Removal in the Engine Removal/Installation chapter). Set the engine on a clean surface and hold the engine steady while parts are being removed. Remove: Cyli ...

Upper Crankcase Assembly
When installing the breather plate, replace the gasket [A] with a new one. Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the bolts [A] and tighten them. Torque - Breather ...

Other materials:

Special Tools and Sealant
Hand Tester: 57001-1394 Flywheel Puller Assembly, M38 × 1.5/M35 × 1.5: 57001-1405 Peak Voltage Adapter: 57001-1415 Lead Wire - Peak Voltage Adapter: 57001-1449 Key Registration Unit: 57001-1582 Grip: 57001-1591 Flywheel & Pulley Holder: 57001-1605 Rotor Holder: ...

Swingarm Installation
Visually inspect the chain guide [A]. Replace the chain guide if it shows any signs of abnormal wear or damage. Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the chain guide bolt [B]. Apply plenty of grease to the lip of the oil seals [A]. Be sure to install the oil seals ...

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] ...