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:

Special Tools
Bearing Driver Set: 57001-1129 Jack: 57001-1238 Bearing Remover Head, 25 × 28: 57001-1346 Bearing Remover Shaft, 13: 57001-1377 Jack Attachment: 57001-1608 ...

Idle Speed Control Valve Actuator Resistance Inspection
Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Remove the air cleaner housing (see Air Cleaner Housing Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Disconnect the idle speed control valve actuator connector [A]. Connect a digital meter to the idle speed control valve actuator connector [A] ...

Fuel Reserve Switch Inspection
Fill the fuel tank with fuel and close the fuel tank cap. Remove the front seat (see Front Seat Removal in the Frame chapter). Disconnect the fuel pump lead connector [A]. Connect the test light [A] (12 V 3.4 W bulb in a socket with leads) and the 12 V battery [B] to the fuel pu ...