Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Lower Crankcase Assembly

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Apply soap and water solution to the oil level inspection window before installation.

Torque - Oil Passage Plug (Taper): 20 N·m (2.0 kgf·m, 15 ft·lb) Oil Jet Nozzle (M10) [E]: 15 N·m (1.5 kgf·m, 11 ft·lb)

Lower Crankcase Assembly


View from Right Side [F]

Lower Crankcase Assembly


Lower Crankcase Assembly


Upper Crankcase Assembly
When installing the breather plate, replace the gasket [A] with a new one. Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the bolts [A] and tighten them. Torque - Breather ...

Crankcase Halves Assembly
Install: Crankshaft (see Crankshaft Installation) Connecting Rods (see Connecting Rod Installation) Using a cleaning fluid, clean off any oil or dirt on the mating surface of the crankcase ...

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Drive Chain Removal/Installation
NOTE Since the drive chain is installed through the swingarm, The chain can not be removed other than by cutting it. Prepare the new link pin, link plate, grease seals, and tools for rejoining the chain. Remove: Bolts [A] Front Footpeg Bracket [B] Remove: Bolts [A] Chain Cover [B] ...

Evaporative Emission Control System Inspection (CAL and SEA-B1 Models)
Inspect the canister as follows. Remove the upper fairing assembly (see Upper Fairing Assembly Removal in the Frame chapter). Remove the canister [A]. Visually inspect the canister for cracks or other damage. If the canister has any cracks or bad damage, replace it with a new one. NO ...

Coolant Deterioration Inspection
Remove the right lower fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter). Visually inspect the coolant in the reserve tank [A]. If whitish cotton-like wafts are observed, aluminum parts in the cooling system are corroded. If the coolant is brown, iron or steel parts are rusting. I ...