Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Valve Guide Installation

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Engine Top End / Valves / Valve Guide Installation

NOTICE

Do not heat the cylinder head with a torch. This will warp the cylinder head. Soak the cylinder head and heat the oil.

Special Tools - Valve Guide Driver: 57001-1564 Washer: 57001-1612

Valve Guide Installation


Special Tool - Valve Guide Reamer, 4.5: 57001-1333


Valve Guide Installation


Valve Guide Removal
Remove: Valve (see Valve Removal) Oil Seal Spring Seat Heat the area around the valve guide to 120 150°C (248 302°F), and hammer lightly on the valve guide arbor [A] to remove ...

Valve-to-Guide Clearance Measurement (Wobble Method)
If a small bore gauge is not available, inspect the valve guide wear by measuring the valve to valve guide clearance with the wobble method as indicated below. Insert a new valve [A] into the gu ...

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External Shift Mechanism Installation
Install the gear positioning lever [A] as shown in the figure. Install: Spring [B] Washer [C] Tighten: Torque - Gear Positioning Lever Bolt [D]: 12 N·m (1.2 kgf·m, 106 in·lb) Assemble: Ratchet [A] Pawls [B] Pins [C] Springs [D] Install the shift ratchet ...

Balancer Assemble
Apply molybdenum disulfide oil solution to the ribs of the balancer [A]. Apply molybdenum disulfide oil solution to the ribs of the balancer gear [A]. Check that the rubber dampers [B] are in place. Face the linked portion [C] to the bottom. Assemble the balancer weight ...

Battery Charging
Remove the battery from the motorcycle (see Battery Removal). Attach the leads from the charger and charge the battery at a rate (amperage x hours) that is indicated on the battery. If it is not possible to read the rate, charge the battery at an amperage that is about 1/10th of the ...