Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Valve Removal

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

Mark and record the valve lifter and shim locations so they can be installed in their original positions.

Valve Removal


Special Tools - Valve Spring Compressor Assembly [A]: 57001-241

Valve Spring Compressor Adapter, 25 [B]: 57001-1019

Valve Spring Compressor Adapter, 24: 57001-1586

Valves
Valve Clearance Inspection Refer to the Valve Clearance Inspection in the Periodic Maintenance chapter. ...

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. Replace the oil seal with a new one. Apply a thin coat of ...

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Tail/Brake Light (LED) Removal/Installation
Remove: Upper Seat Cover (see Seat Cover Removal in the Frame chapter) Disconnect the tail/brake light connector [A]. Remove: Tail/Brake Light Mounting Screws [A] Bolts [B] and Brackets [C] Bolt [D] Remove the tail/brake light [A]. Bring down the rear fender rea ...

Starter Motor Installation
NOTICE Do not tap the starter motor shaft or body. Tapping the shaft or body could damage the motor. Clean the starter motor legs [A] and crankcase where the starter motor is ground. Replace the O-ring [A] with a new one. Apply grease to the new O-ring. Tighten: Torque - Starter ...

Thermostat Removal
Remove: Fuel Tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Air Cleaner Housing (see Air Cleaner Housing Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Throttle Body Assy (see Throttle Body Assy Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Throttle Body Assy Holder Clamp [A] ...