Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Swingarm Bearing Installation

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Suspension / Swingarm / Swingarm Bearing Installation

Insert the needle bearing driver [A] into the needle bearing [B] and press the needle bearing into the housing until the driver contacts the end surface of the housing.

NOTE

Swingarm Bearing Installation


Special Tools - Bearing Driver Set: 57001-1129

Needle Bearing Driver, 28:
57001-1610

Spacer 28: 57001-1663


Needle Bearing Driver, 20 &
Spacer, 28
(Spacer): 57001-1678

Press in the ball bearing until it bottomed.

Special Tool - Bearing Driver Set: 57001-1129

Special Tool - Inside Circlip Pliers: 57001-143

Special Tool - Bearing Driver Set: 57001-1129

Swingarm


32 mm (1.26 in.) [A] 1 mm (0.04 in.) [B] 1.5 mm (0.06 in.) [C] 9.5 mm (0.37 in.) [D] 27.5 mm (1.08 in.) [E] Needle Bearings [F] Grease Seals [G] Ball Bearing [H] Circlip [I]

Swingarm Bearing Removal
Remove: Swingarm (see Swingarm Removal) Collar [A] Oil Seals [B] Sleeve [C] Circlip [D] (Right Side) Special Tool - Inside Circlip Pliers: 57001-143 Remove the ball bearing and ...

Swingarm Bearing, Sleeve Inspection
NOTICE Do not remove the bearings for inspection. Removal may damage them. Inspect the needle bearings [A] and ball bearing installed in the swingarm. The rollers and ball in a bearing ...

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Exhaust Butterfly Valve Actuator Sensor Input Voltage Inspection
NOTE Be sure the battery is fully charged. Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Remove the front seat (see Front Seat Removal in the Frame chapter). Remove the screws [A] and the exhaust butterfly valve actuator temporarily with the cables installed. Disconnect the exhaust butterf ...

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 rear wheel to measure the sprocket runout (warp). The difference between the highest and lowest di ...

Fuel Pump Removal
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