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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Air Cleaner
A clogged air cleaner restricts the engine’s air intake, increasing fuel consumption, reducing engine power, and causing spark plug fouling. This motorcycle’s air cleaner element consists of a wet paper filter, which cannot be cleaned. The air cleaner element must be replaced in acco ...

Battery Installation
Place the battery in the battery case. Connect the (+) cable to the (+) terminal, and then connect the (–) cable to the (–) terminal. NOTICE Installing the (–) cable to the (+) terminal of the battery or the (+) cable to the (–) terminal of the battery can seriously damaged ...

Starter Motor Installation
NOTICE Do not tap the starter motor shaft or body. Tapping the shaft or body could damage the motor. Clean the starter motor legs [A] and crankcase where the starter motor is ground. Replace the O-ring [A] with a new one. Apply grease to the new O-ring. Tighten: Torque - Starter ...