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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Jump starting
If your motorcycle battery is “run down”, it should be removed and charged. If this is not practical, a 12 volt booster battery and jumper cables may be used to start the engine. DANGER Battery acid generates hydrogen gas which is flammable and explosive under certain conditions. It i ...

Subthrottle Valve Actuator Inspection
NOTE Be sure the battery is fully charged. Remove the air cleaner housing (see Air Cleaner Housing Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Turn the ignition switch to ON. Check to see that all the subthrottle valves [A] open and close smoothly. Turn the ignition switch to OFF. I ...

ABS Indicator Light (For models equipped with KIBS)
: Normally the ABS indicator light goes on when the ignition switch is turned “ON” and goes off shortly after the motorcycle starts moving. If the ABS is normal, it stays off. If the ABS indicator light shows any of the following, a fault or faults may have taken place in the ABS. You ...