Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: External Shift Mechanism Installation

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External Shift Mechanism Installation


External Shift Mechanism Installation


External Shift Mechanism Installation


Fit the pawls [D] and the grooves [E].

Turn the shift ratchet assembly while pushing the pawls.

Tighten the lower bolt first, and then tighten the upper one.

Tighten the lower bolt first, and then tighten the upper one.

External Shift Mechanism Installation


External Shift Mechanism Installation


External Shift Mechanism Installation


Special Tool - Outside Circlip Pliers: 57001-144

Fit the circlip into the groove of the shift shaft securely.

External Shift Mechanism Installation


External Shift Mechanism Removal
Remove: Shift Lever (see Shift Pedal Removal) Oil Pump Drive Gear (see Oil Pump Drive Gear Removal/ Installation in the Engine Lubrication System chapter) Circlip [A] Washer [B] Spec ...

External Shift Mechanism Inspection
Examine the shift shaft [A] for any damage. 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, replac ...

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Break-in
The first 1 600 km (1 000 mi) that the motorcycle is ridden is designated as the break-in period. If the motorcycle is not used carefully during this period, you may very well end up with a “broken down” instead of a “broken in” motorcycle after a few thousand kilometers. The fol ...

Trip Meters
The trip meter has two meters which distinguished between the “TRIP A” and “TRIP B”. The trip meter shows the distance in kilometers or miles traveled since it was last reset to zero. TRIP A: 0.0 9999.9 TRIP B: 0.0 9999.9 A. Trip Meter B. “TRIP A” To reset the trip meter: ...

Technical Information - Electronic Steering Damper (ESD/ZX1000JD/KD models)
1) Overview This model has an Electronic Steering Damper (ESD) [A]. Unlike conventional manual adjustment method of Kawasaki, damping characteristics are adjusted by the electronic control unit. 2) Purpose Designed to offer increased stability at high speed without interfering with light ...