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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Brake Light Switch Operation Inspection
Turn the ignition switch to ON. The brake light (LED) [A] should go on when the brake lever is applied or after the brake pedal is depressed about 10 mm (0.39 in.). If it does not, adjust the brake light switch. Remove the front footpeg bracket (see Brake Pedal Removal in the B ...

Front Master Cylinder Installation
Apply silicone grease to the sliding surface of the brake lever pivot bolt. Tighten: Torque - Brake Lever Pivot Bolt: 1.2 N·m (0.12 kgf·m, 11 in·lb) Brake Lever Pivot Bolt Nut: 5.9 N·m (0.60 kgf·m, 52 in·lb) Assemble the reservoir [A] and the bracket [B] as shown in the figu ...

Exhaust Device
This motorcycle is equipped with a exhaust device system. This system controls the valve in the exhaust pipe and produces stable engine power at low and middle engine speed. This exhaust device is controlled by the ECU, and adjustment or maintenance should be done only by a competent mechanic ...