Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Shift Drum Assembly

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Crankshaft/Transmission / Transmission / Shift Drum Assembly

Align the pin with the groove in the shift drum cam.

Shift Drum Assembly


Shift Drum Disassembly
Remove the shift drum (see Transmission Assy Disassembly). While holding the shift drum with a vise, remove the shift drum cam holder bolt [A]. Remove: Shift Drum Cam [B] Dowel Pin [C] ...

Shift Fork Bending Inspection
Visually inspect the shift forks, and replace any fork that is bent. A bent fork could cause difficulty in shifting, or allow the transmission to jump out of gear when under power. 90° [A] ...

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Additional Considerations for High Speed Operation
Brakes: The importance of the brakes, especially during high speed operation, cannot be overemphasized. Check to see that they are correctly adjusted and functioning properly. Steering: Looseness in the steering can cause loss of control. Check to see that the handlebar turns freely but ha ...

Oil Level Inspection
Check that the engine oil level is between the upper [A] and lower [B] levels in the gauge. NOTE Situate the motorcycle so that it is perpendicular to the ground. If the motorcycle has just been used, wait several minutes for all the oil to drain down. If the oil has just been changed, ...

Lower Crankcase Assembly
Install the ball bearing [A] and the oil level inspection window [B] until they are bottomed Apply soap and water solution to the oil level inspection window before installation. Install the new circlip [C]. Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the oil passage plug [D]. Tighten: ...