Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Swingarm Installation

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Suspension / Swingarm / Swingarm Installation

Replace the chain guide if it shows any signs of abnormal wear or damage.

Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the chain guide bolt [B].

Swingarm Installation


Swingarm Installation


Swingarm Installation


NOTE

Tighten the swingarm pivot shaft until the clearance [C] between the ball bearing [D] and collar come to 0 mm (0 in.).

Swingarm Installation


Torque - Swingarm Pivot Shaft: 20 N·m (2.0 kgf·m, 15 ft·lb)

Special Tool - Swingarm Pivot Nut Wrench: 57001-1597

Torque - Swingarm Pivot Adjusting Collar Locknut: 98 N·m (10.0 kgf·m, 72 ft·lb)

Torque - Swingarm Pivot Shaft Nut: 108 N·m (11.0 kgf·m, 80 ft·lb)

Swingarm Removal
Remove: Rear Wheel (see Rear Wheel Removal in the Wheels/Tires chapter) Mud Guard with Rear Brake Hose (see Mud Guard Removal in the Frame chapter) Rocker Arm (see Rocker Arm Removal) R ...

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 ...

Other materials:

Oil Level Inspection
Check that the engine oil level is between the upper [A] and lower [B] levels in the gauge. NOTE Situate the motorcycle so that it is perpendicular to the ground. If the motorcycle has just been used, wait several minutes for all the oil to drain down. If the oil has just been changed, ...

Lighting System
This motorcycle adopt the daylight system and have a headlight relay in the relay box. The headlight does not go on when the ignition switch and the engine stop switch are first turned on. The headlight comes on after the starter button is released and stays on until the ignition switch is turn ...

Nozzle Assy Disassembly
Remove the nozzle assy (see Nozzle Assy Removal). Pull out the secondary fuel injectors [A] from the delivery pipe assy [B]. NOTE Do not damage the insertion portions of the injectors when they are pulled out from the delivery pipe assy. NOTICE Never drop the secondary fuel injecto ...