Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: External Shift Mechanism Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Crankshaft/Transmission / External Shift Mechanism / External Shift Mechanism Inspection

If the shaft is bent, straighten or replace it.

If the serration [B] are damaged, replace the shaft.

If the spring [C] is damaged in any way, replace it.

If the shift mechanism arm [D] is damaged in any way, replace the shaft.

External Shift Mechanism Inspection


If the ratchet [A], pawls [B], pins [C] or springs [D] are damaged in any way, replace them.

External Shift Mechanism Inspection


If it is loose, unscrew it, apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads, and tighten it.

Torque - Shift Shaft Return Spring Pin: 29 N·m (3.0 kgf·m, 21 ft·lb)

If the lever or spring are damaged in any way, replace them.

If they are badly worn or if they show any damage, replace it.

External Shift Mechanism Inspection


External Shift Mechanism Installation
Install the gear positioning lever [A] as shown in the figure. Install: Spring [B] Washer [C] Tighten: Torque - Gear Positioning Lever Bolt [D]: 12 N·m (1.2 kgf·m, 106 in·lb) ...

Wheels/Tires
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Air Cleaner Oil Draining
A drain hose is connected to the bottom of the air cleaner to drain water or oil accumulated in the cleaner part. Visually check the drain hose [A] if the water or oil accumulates. If any water or oil accumulates in the hose, remove the plug [B] from the drain hose and drain it. ...

Exploded View
5. Other than US, CA, and CAL Models 6. The big diameter side of the dampers faces upward. G: Apply grease. L: Apply a non-permanent locking agent. R: Replacement Parts S: Follow the specified tightening sequence. SS: Apply silicone sealant. 11. Immobilizer Ampli ...

Drive Chain Slack Inspection
NOTE Check the slack with the motorcycle setting on its sidestand. Clean the chain if it is dirty, and lubricate it if it appears dry. Check the wheel alignment (see Wheel Alignment Inspection). Rotate the rear wheel to find the position where the chain is tightest. Measure the ver ...