Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Piston Wear Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Crankshaft/Transmission / Pistons / Piston Wear Inspection

If the measurement is under service limit, replace the piston.

Piston Wear Inspection


Piston Diameter

Standard: 75.959 75.974 mm
(2.9905 2.9911 in.)
Service Limit: 75.81 mm (2.985 in.)

Cylinder (Upper Crankcase) Wear Inspection
Split the crankcase (see Crankcase Splitting). Remove the pistons (see Piston Removal). Assemble the cylinder (upper crankcase) [A], the cylinder head [B] and the cylinder head gasket [C]. ...

Piston Ring, Piston Ring Groove Wear Inspection
Check for uneven groove wear by inspecting the ring seating. The rings should fit perfectly parallel to groove surfaces. If not, replace the piston and all the piston rings. With the pist ...

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Exhaust Butterfly Valve Actuator Resistance Inspection
Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Disconnect the exhaust butterfly valve actuator lead connector (2 pins connector) [A]. Set the hand tester to the × 1 Ω range and connect it to the exhaust butterfly valve actuator connector. Special Tool - Hand Tester: 57001-1394 Measure ...

Valve Seat Repair
Repair the valve seat with the valve seat cutters [A]. Special Tools - Valve Seat Cutter Holder Bar [B]: 57001 -1128 Valve Seat Cutter Holder, 4.5 [C]: 57001 -1330 [For Exhaust Valve Seat] Valve Seat Cutter, 45° - 27.5: 57001-1114 Valve Seat Cutter, 32° - 28: 57001-1119 Valve Seat ...

License Plate Light Bulb Replacement
Remove: Screws [A] License Plate Light Cover [B] Pull the bulb [A] out of the socket [B]. NOTICE Do not turn the bulb. Pull the bulb out to prevent damage to the bulb. Do not use bulb rated for greater wattage than the specified value. Replace the bulb with a new one. In ...