Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Valve Installation

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

NOTICE

Do not lap the valve to the valve seat, using the grinding compound. It will come off oxide film treated surface of the valve.

Valve Stem [A] Oil Seal [B] Spring Seat [C] Closed Coil End [D] Valve Spring [E]: EX - Yellow Paint IN - White Paint (∼ ZX100JBF/KBF Early Models) Purple Paint (ZX100JBF/KBF Late Models ∼) Retainer [F] Split Keepers [G]

Valve Installation


Valve Removal
Remove the cylinder head (see Cylinder Head Removal). Remove the valve lifter and shim. Mark and record the valve lifter and shim locations so they can be installed in their original position ...

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 ...

Other materials:

KIBS Hydraulic Unit Inspection
Remove the KIBS hydraulic unit (see KIBS Hydraulic Unit Removal). Visually inspect the connector terminals [A]. Replace the KIBS hydraulic unit or main harness if either of the terminals are cracked, bent, or otherwise damaged. If the KIBS hydraulic unit connector is clogged with mud or ...

Crankshaft Side Clearance Inspection
Insert a thickness gauge [A] between the thrust washer [B] on the crankcase and the crank web [C] at the #3 main journal to determine clearance. If the clearance exceeds the service limit, replace the thrust washers as a set and check the width of the crankshaft #3 main journal. Cra ...

ABS Indicator Light (For models equipped with KIBS)
: Normally the ABS indicator light goes on when the ignition switch is turned “ON” and goes off shortly after the motorcycle starts moving. If the ABS is normal, it stays off. If the ABS indicator light shows any of the following, a fault or faults may have taken place in the ABS. You ...