Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Tie-Rod and Rocker Arm Bearing Installation

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Suspension / Tie-Rod, Rocker Arm / Tie-Rod and Rocker Arm Bearing Installation

Screw the needle bearing driver into the driver holder.

Insert the needle bearing driver into the needle bearing and press the needle bearing.

NOTE

For a bearing of inner diameter 17, select the pressing
side of the needle bearing driver according to its pressing depth.

Special Tools - Bearing Driver Set: 57001-1129 Needle Bearing Driver, 17/
18: 57001 -1609

NOTE

Tie-Rod and Rocker Arm Bearing Installation


Needle Bearings [A] Oil Seals [B] Frame [C] Rear Shock Absorber [D] Swingarm [E] Tie-rod [F] Rocker Arms [G] 5.5 mm (0.22 in.) [H] 5.9 mm (0.23 in.) [I] Front [J] Right Side [K] Left Side [L]

Tie-Rod and Rocker Arm Bearing Removal
Remove: Tie-Rod (see Tie-Rod Removal) Rocker Arms (see Rocker Arm Removal) Swingarm (see Swingarm Removal) Sleeves [A] Oil Seals [B] Remove the needle bearings [C], using the bearing re ...

Rocker Arm/Tie-Rod Bearing, Sleeve Inspection
NOTICE Do not remove the bearings for inspection. Removal may damage them. Visually inspect the rocker arm, or tie-rod sleeves [A] and needle bearings [B]. The rollers in a needle bearin ...

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Balancer Adjustment
Remove the left lower fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter). Start the engine and warm it up thoroughly. Adjust the balancer gear backlash with the engine idling. The amount of backlash can be changed by turning the balancer shaft which has eccentric journals. St ...

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Camshaft Removal
Remove: Cylinder Head Cover (see Cylinder Head Cover Removal) Crankshaft Sensor Cover (see Crankshaft Sensor Removal in the Electrical System chapter) Using a wrench on the timing rotor bolt [A], turn the crankshaft clockwise until the line [B] (TDC mark for #1,4 pistons) on the timin ...