Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Rocker Arm/Tie-Rod Bearing, Sleeve Inspection

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NOTICE

Do not remove the bearings for inspection. Removal may damage them.

Rocker Arm/Tie-Rod Bearing, Sleeve Inspection


If there is any doubt as to the condition of any of the needle bearings or sleeve, replace the sleeve and needle bearings as a set.

Rocker Arm/Tie-Rod Bearing Lubrication

NOTE

Since the bearings are packed with grease, lubrication is not required.

Tie-Rod and Rocker Arm Bearing Installation
Replace the needle bearings [A] and oil seals with new ones. Apply plenty of grease to the lips of the oil seals. Install the needle bearings and oil seals position as shown in the figure. ...

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Throttle Grip and Cables
Free Play Inspection Refer to the Throttle Control System Inspection in the Periodic Maintenance chapter. Free Play Adjustment Refer to the Throttle Control System Inspection in the Periodic Maintenance chapter. Cable Installation Install the throttle cables in accordance with the Cable, ...

Valve-to-Guide Clearance Measurement (Wobble Method)
If a small bore gauge is not available, inspect the valve guide wear by measuring the valve to valve guide clearance with the wobble method as indicated below. Insert a new valve [A] into the guide [B] and set a dial gauge against the stem perpendicular to it as close as possible to the cy ...

Starter Clutch Inspection
Remove: Torque Limiter Cover (see Torque limiter Removal) Turn the torque limiter [A] by hand. The torque limiter should turn forward freely [B], but should not turn backward. If the starter clutch does not operate as it should or if it makes noise, go to the next step. Disassem ...