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 ...

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Starting the Engine
Check that the engine stop switch is in the position. A. Engine Stop Switch B. Starter Button Turn the ignition key to “ON”. Make sure the transmission is in neutral. A. Neutral Indicator Light B. Ignition Switch C. “ON” position NOTE The motorcycle is equipped w ...

Thermostat Inspection
Remove the thermostat (see Thermostat Removal). Inspect the thermostat valve [A] at room temperature. If the valve is open, replace the thermostat with a new one. To check valve opening temperature, suspend the thermostat [A] in a container of water and raise the temperature of ...

Seat Cover Installation
Installation is the reverse of removal. Note the following. When installing the pad [A], install it along the corner [B] as shown in the figure. When installing the pad [C], align the ends [D], along the corner [E], and wrap [F] the upper edge of the seat cover. Install the damper [A] ...