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:

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 needle bearings. Special Tool - Oil Seal & Bearing Remover [A]: 57001-1058 ...

Fuel Hose Inspection (fuel leak, damage, installation condition)
If the motorcycle is not properly handled, the high pressure inside the fuel line can cause fuel to leak [A] or the hose to burst. Remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) and check the fuel hoses. Replace the fuel hose if any fraying, cracks [B] or ...

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 ...