Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Liquid Gasket, Non-permanent Locking Agent

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / General Information / Before Servicing / Liquid Gasket, Non-permanent Locking Agent

For applications that require Liquid Gasket or a Non-permanent Locking Agent, clean the surfaces so that no oil residue remains before applying liquid gasket or non-permanent locking agent. Do not apply them excessively.

Excessive application can clog oil passages and cause serious damage.

Liquid Gasket, Non-permanent Locking Agent


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For items such as bearings or oil seals that must be pressed into place, apply small amount of oil to the contact area. Be sure to maintain proper alignment and use smooth movements when installing.

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Gasket, O-ring
Hardening, shrinkage, or damage of both gaskets and O-rings after disassembly can reduce sealing performance. Remove old gaskets and clean the sealing surfaces thoroughly so that no gasket materi ...

Ball Bearing and Needle Bearing
Do not remove pressed ball or needle unless removal is absolutely necessary. Replace with new ones whenever removed. Press bearings with the manufacturer and size marks facing out. Press the bearin ...

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Valve Installation
NOTICE Do not lap the valve to the valve seat, using the grinding compound. It will come off oxide film treated surface of the valve. Replace the oil seal with a new one. Apply a thin coat of molybdenum disulfide grease to the valve stem before valve installation. Install the springs so ...

Front Footpeg Position
The right and left front footpegs can be selected to one of two positions to suit the front preferences. Have the front footpeg positions changed by an authorized Kawasaki dealer. A. Bolts B. Upper Position (Standard) C. Lower Position NOTE Install the front footpegs with same heig ...

Lap Counter/Coolant/Intake Air Temperature Meter
This meter shows the coolant temperature, the intake air temperature or the lap number. The lap number is displayed in the stop watch mode, refer to the “Stop Watch” item in this section. A. Lap Counter/Coolant / Intake Air Temperature Meter The coolant temperature meter and inta ...