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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Coolant Change
WARNINGCoolant can be extremely hot and cause severe burns, is toxic and very slippery. Do not remove the radiator cap or attempt to change the coolant when the engine is hot; allow it cool completely. Immediately wipe any spilled coolant from tires, frame, engine or othe ...

Handlebar Removal
Remove: Steering Damper (see Steering Damper Removal) Clutch Lever Clamp Bolts [A] Clutch Lever Assembly [B] Left Switch Housing [C] Handlebar Weight [D] Left Handlebar Grip [E] Remove: Front Master Cylinder [A] (see Front Master Cylinder Removal in the Brakes chapter) ...

Fuse Box Fuse Removal
Remove the left upper inner fairing (see Upper Inner Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter). Unlock the hook [A] to take off the fuse box 1 [B]. Unlock the hook [C] to lift up the lid. Pull the fuses [A] straight out of the fuse box 1 with needle nose pliers. Fuse Box 2 ...