Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Oil Pan Installation

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Engine Lubrication System / Oil Pan / Oil Pan Installation

If the oil filter holder bolt [A] was removed, tighten it.

Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the oil filter holder bolt.

Torque - Oil Filter Holder Bolt: 35 N·m (3.6 kgf·m, 26 ft·lb)

Oil Pan Installation


Oil Pan Installation


Blow away the particles by applying compressed air [B] from the inside to the outside (from the clean side to the dirty side).

Oil Pan Installation


WARNING

Gasoline and low flash-point solvents can be flammable and/or explosive and cause severe burns. Clean the screen in a well-ventilated area, and take care that there are no sparks or flame anywhere near the working area; this includes any appliance with a pilot light. Do not use gasoline or a low flash-point solvent to clean the screen.

NOTE

While cleaning the oil screen, check for any metal particles that might indicate internal engine damage.

If the screen is damaged, replace it.

Face the flanged side [B] to the bottom.

Lower Crankcase [C]

Face the knob of the clamp [F] inward as shown in the figure.

Viewed from Bottom [G]

Oil Pan Installation


Turn the chamfered side [C] downward.

Fit the claws [E] to the crankcase rib [F].

Oil Pan Installation


Torque - Oil Pan Bolts: 9.8 N·m (1.0 kgf·m, 87 in·lb)

Front [D]

Oil Pan Installation


Oil Pan Removal
Remove: Engine Oil (Drain, see Engine Oil Change in the Periodic Maintenance chapter) Exhaust Pipe (see Exhaust Pipe Removal in the Engine Top End chapter) Oil Filter (see Oil Filter Repl ...

Oil Pressure Relief Valve
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Piston Ring Thickness Inspection
Measure the piston ring thickness. Use the micrometer to measure at several points around the ring. Piston Ring Thickness Standard: Top [A] 0.77 0.79 mm (0.0303 0.0311 in.) Second [B] 0.78 0.79 mm (0.0307 0.0311 in.) Service Limit: Top 0.70 mm (0.0276 in.) Second 0.71 mm (0.0280 ...

Power Mode Indicator
This indicator shows the selected Power Mode. For more detailed information about the power mode, see power mode section in the How to Ride the Motorcycle chapter. A. Power Mode Indicator NOTE When all power mode indicators go off, the battery voltage is insufficient. Have the machine ...

Oxygen Sensor Heater Resistance Inspection
Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Disconnect the oxygen sensor lead connector [A]. Connect a digital meter [A] to the terminals in the oxygen sensor lead connector [B]. Measure the oxygen sensor heat ...