Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Drive Chain Removal/Installation

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Final Drive / Drive Chain / Drive Chain Removal/Installation

NOTE

Since the drive chain is installed through the swingarm, The chain can not be removed other than by cutting it.

Prepare the new link pin, link plate, grease seals, and tools for rejoining the chain.

Remove: Bolts [A] Front Footpeg Bracket [B]

Drive Chain Removal/Installation


Remove: Bolts [A] Chain Cover [B]

Drive Chain Removal/Installation


NOTICE

For safety, if the drive chain shall be replaced, replace it using a recommended tool.

Recommended Tool - Type: EK Joint Tool #50 Brand: ENUMA

Body [A] Handlebar [B] Cutting and Riveting Pin [C] For Cutting [D] For Riveting [E] Plate Holder (A) [F] Plate Holder (B) [G] Gauge [H]

Drive Chain Removal/Installation


Drive Chain Removal/Installation


Drive Chain Removal/Installation


Drive Chain Removal/Installation


Drive Chain Removal/Installation


Drive Chain Removal/Installation


Drive Chain Removal/Installation


Drive Chain Removal/Installation


Drive Chain Removal/Installation


Drive Chain Removal/Installation


Drive Chain Removal/Installation


Link Pin Outside Diameter Standard: 5.6 6.0 mm (0.22
0.24 in.)


Link Plates Outside Width Standard: (ZX1000JD/KD) 19.15 19.30
mm (0.754
0.760 in.) (ZX1000JC/KC) 19.35
19.55 mm (0.762

0.770 in.)

Drive Chain Removal/Installation


If the reading exceeds the specified length, cut and rejoin the chain again.

Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the bolts [B] and tighten them.

Torque - Front Footpeg Bracket Bolts: 25 N·m (2.5 kgf·m, 18 ft·lb)

Drive Chain Removal/Installation


Drive Chain Slack Inspection
Refer to the Drive Chain Slack Inspection in the Periodic Maintenance chapter. Drive Chain Slack Adjustment Refer to the Drive Chain Slack Adjustment in the Periodic Maintenance chapter. Wheel A ...

Sprocket, Coupling
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Other materials:

Brake Fluid Leak (Brake Hose and Pipe) Inspection
For KIBS equipped models, remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Apply the brake lever or pedal and inspect the brake fluid leak from the brake hoses [A], pipes (KIBS equipped models) [B] and fittings [C]. If the brake fluid leaked from any posit ...

Cylinder Head Cover Installation
Replace the cylinder head cover gasket [A] with a new one Using a high flash-point solvent, clean off any oil or dirt that may be on the silicone sealant coating area. Dry them with a clean cloth. Apply silicone sealant [B] to the cylinder head as shown in the figure. Sealant - Li ...

Fuse Box Fuse Removal
Remove the left upper inner fairing (see Upper Inner Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter). Unlock the hook [A] to take off the fuse box 1 [B]. Unlock the hook [C] to lift up the lid. Pull the fuses [A] straight out of the fuse box 1 with needle nose pliers. Fuse Box 2 ...