Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Cylinder (Upper Crankcase) Wear Inspection

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Cylinder (Upper Crankcase) Wear Inspection


If any of the cylinder inside diameter measurements exceeds the service limit, replace the crankcase.

10 mm (0.39 in.) [A] 60 mm (2.36 in.) [B]

Cylinder (Upper Crankcase) Inside Diameter

Standard: 75.994 76.006 mm
(2.9919   2.9924 in.)


Service Limit: 76.09 mm (2.996 in.)

Cylinder (Upper Crankcase) Wear Inspection


Piston Installation
Apply molybdenum disulfide oil solution to the oil ring expander, and install the oil ring expander [A] in the bottom piston ring groove so the ends [B] not butt together Applymolybdenum disu ...

Piston Wear Inspection
Measure the outside diameter [A] of each piston 5 mm (0.20 in.) [B] up from the bottom of the piston at a right angle to the direction of the piston pin. If the measurement is under service ...

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Headlight Bulb Replacement
Turn the cover [A] counterclockwise, and remove it. Disconnect the headlight connector [A]. Open the clamp [B], and remove the bulb. NOTICE When handling the quartz-halogen bulb, never touch the glass portion with bare hands. Always use a clean cloth. Oil contamination from hand ...

Balancer Adjustment
Remove the left lower fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter). Start the engine and warm it up thoroughly. Adjust the balancer gear backlash with the engine idling. The amount of backlash can be changed by turning the balancer shaft which has eccentric journals. St ...

For Primary Fuel Injectors
Remove the air cleaner housing (see Air Cleaner Housing Removal). Disconnect the primary fuel injector connector [A]. Connect a digital meter to the terminals in each primary fuel injector [A]. Measure the primary fuel injector resistance. Primary Fuel Injector Resistance ...