Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Sprocket Wear Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Final Drive / Sprocket, Coupling / Sprocket Wear Inspection

If the teeth are worn as illustrated, replace the sprocket, and inspect the drive chain wear (see Drive Chain Wear Inspection in the Periodic Maintenance chapter).

Worn Tooth (Engine Sprocket) [A] Worn Tooth (Rear Sprocket) [B] Direction of Rotation [C]

NOTE

If a sprocket requires replacement, the chain is probably worn also. When replacing a sprocket, inspect the chain.

Sprocket Wear Inspection


Coupling Damper Inspection
Remove the rear wheel coupling, and inspect the rubber dampers [A]. Replace the damper if it appears damaged or deteriorated. ...

Rear Sprocket Warp Inspection
Raise the rear wheel off the ground with the stand so that it will turn freely. Set a dial gauge [A] against the rear sprocket [B] near the teeth as shown in the figure, and rotate [C] the re ...

Other materials:

Headlight Beam
NOTE Do not turn the bolts because the reflector in the headlight comes off. A. Bolts The left and right adjusters on the headlight can move the direction of the headlight beam to up, down, left and right by turning each adjuster itself as the below table. A. Left Adjuster ...

Intake Air Pressure Sensor #2 Removal
NOTICE Never drop the intake air pressure sensor #2 especially on a hard surface. Such a shock to the sensor can damage it. Remove: Air Cleaner Housing (see Air Cleaner Housing Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Intake Air Pressure Sensor #2 Connector [A] Remove the intake air ...

Lap Counter/Coolant/Intake Air Temperature Meter
This meter shows the coolant temperature, the intake air temperature or the lap number. The lap number is displayed in the stop watch mode, refer to the “Stop Watch” item in this section. A. Lap Counter/Coolant / Intake Air Temperature Meter The coolant temperature meter and inta ...