Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Starter Motor Assembly

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Starter Motor Assembly


Turn the stopper side [C] to inside.

Starter Motor Assembly


Turn the flange of the collar to the locknut as shown in the figure.

Starter Motor Assembly


Starter Motor Assembly


Starter Motor Assembly


Starter Motor Assembly


Starter Motor Assembly


Starter Motor Disassembly
Remove the starter motor (see Starter Motor Removal). Take off the starter motor through bolts [A] and remove the both end covers [B]. Pull out the armature [A] out of the yoke [B]. ...

Brush Inspection
Measure the length of each brush [A]. If any is worn down to the service limit, replace the brush assy. Starter Motor Brush Length [B] Standard: 12.05 mm (0.4744 in.) Service Limit: 6.55 mm ...

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Armature Inspection
Using the × 1 Ω hand tester range, measure the resistance between any two commutator segments [A]. Special Tool - Hand Tester: 57001-1394 If there is a high resistance or no reading (∞) between any two segments, a winding is open and the starter motor must be replaced. ...

Tire Removal
Remove: Wheels (see Front/Rear Wheel Removal) Valve Core (Let out the air) To maintain wheel balance, mark the valve stem position on the tire with chalk so that the tire can be reinstalled in the same position. Chalk Mark or Yellow Mark [A] Valve Stem [B] Align [C] Lu ...

Connecting Rod Twist Inspection
With the big-end arbor [A] still on V block [C], hold the connecting rod horizontally and measure the amount that the arbor [B] varies from being paralleled with the surface plate over a 100 mm (3.94 in.) length of the arbor to determine the amount of connecting rod twist. If the conne ...