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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Valve Clearance
Valve and valve seat wear decreases valve clearance, upsetting valve timing. NOTICE If valve clearance is left unadjusted, wear will eventually cause the valves to remain partly open; which lowers performance, burns the valves and valve seats, and may cause serious engine damage. Valve cle ...

City Light (LED) Removal/Installation
Remove: Upper Fairing Assembly (see Upper Faring Assembly Removal in the Frame chapter) Headlight (see Headlight Removal) Remove the screws [A], and take the city light [B] off the upper fairing assembly. Installation is the reverse of removal. Note the following. When inst ...

Oil Pump Removal
Remove: Coolant (Drain, see Coolant Change in the Periodic Maintenance chapter) Engine Oil (Drain, see Engine Oil Change in the Periodic Maintenance chapter) Sidestand Switch Lead Connector [A] (Disconnect) Bolt [B] and Water Pipe [C] Water Pump Cover Bolts [D] Water Pump Cover [E ...