Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Shift Fork Guide Pin/Drum Groove Wear Inspection

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If the guide pin on any shift fork is less than the service limit, the fork must be replaced.

Shift Fork Guide Pin Diameter Standard: 6.9 7.0 mm (0.272
0.276 in.)
Service Limit: 6.8 mm (0.268 in.)

Shift Fork Guide Pin/Drum Groove Wear Inspection


If any shift drum groove is worn over the service limit, the drum must be replaced.

Shift Drum Groove Width Standard: 7.05 7.20 mm (0.278
0.283 in.)
Service Limit: 7.3 mm (0.287 in.)

Shift Fork/Gear Groove Wear Inspection
Measure the thickness of the shift fork ears [A], and measure the width [B] of the gear grooves. If the thickness of a shift fork ear is less than the service limit, the shift fork must be re ...

Gear Dog and Gear Dog Hole Damage Inspection
Visually inspect the gear dogs [A] and gear dog holes [B]. Replace any damaged gears or gears with excessively worn dogs or dog holes. ...

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