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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Valve Clearance
Valve and valve seat wear decreases valve clearance, upsetting valve timing. NOTICE If valve clearance is left unadjusted, wear will eventually cause the valves to remain partly open; which lowers performance, burns the valves and valve seats, and may cause serious engine damage. Valve cle ...

Radiator Inspection
Remove the radiator (see Radiator and Radiator Fan Removal). Check the radiator core. If there are obstructions to air flow, remove them. If the corrugated fins [A] are deformed, carefully straighten them. If the air passages of the radiator core are blocked more than 20% by unremovable ...

Electrical Leads
A two-color lead is identified first by the primary color and then the stripe color. Unless instructed otherwise, electrical leads must be connected to those of the same color. Instrument Use a meter that has enough accuracy for an accurate measurement. Read the manufacture’s instructions ...