Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Steering Stem Bearing Lubrication

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Replace the bearing assemblies if they show wear or damage.

Steering Stem Bearing Lubrication


Steering Play Adjustment
Remove: Steering Stem Head with Handlebars (see Handlebar Removal in the Steering chapter). Bend the claws [A] of the claw washer [B] straighten. Remove: Steering Stem Locknut [C] Claw ...

Steering Damper Oil Leak Inspection
Visually inspect the steering damper [A] for oil leakage. If the oil leakage is found on it, replace the steering damper with a new one (see Steering Damper Removal/ Installation in the Steeri ...

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Shift Drum Assembly
Press and insert the ball bearing [A] on the shift drum [B] until it is bottomed. Install: Ball Bearing [C] Dowel Pin [D] and Shift Drum Cam [E] Align the pin with the groove in the shift drum cam. Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the shift drum cam holder bolt [F]. Tight ...

Hub Bearing Removal
Remove the wheels (see Front/Rear Wheel Removal), and take out the following. Collars Coupling (Out of rear hub) Grease Seals Use the bearing remover to remove the hub bearings [A]. NOTICE Do not lay the wheel on the ground with the disc facing down. This can damage or warp the d ...

Valve Seat Inspection
Remove the valve (see Valve Removal). Check the valve seating surface [A] between the valve [B] and valve seat [C]. Measure the outside diameter [D] of the seating pattern on the valve seat. If the outside diameter is too large or too small, repair the seat (see Valve Seat Repair). Val ...