Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Valve Seat Repair

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Engine Top End / Valves / Valve Seat Repair

Repair the valve seat with the valve seat cutters [A].

Special Tools - Valve Seat Cutter Holder Bar [B]: 57001 -1128

Valve Seat Cutter Holder, 4.5 [C]: 57001 -1330

Valve Seat Repair


[For Exhaust Valve Seat] Valve Seat Cutter, 45° - 27.5:
57001-1114 Valve Seat Cutter, 32° - 28:
57001-1119 Valve Seat Cutter, 60° - 25:
57001-1328 [For Intake Valve Seat] Valve Seat Cutter, 45° - 32:
57001-1115 Valve Seat Cutter, 32° - 33:
57001-1199 Valve Seat Cutter, 60° - 33:
57001-1334

If the manufacturer’s instructions are not available, use the following procedure.

Valve Seat Inspection
Remove the valve (see Valve Removal). Check the valve seating surface [A] between the valve [B] and valve seat [C]. Measure the outside diameter [D] of the seating pattern on the valve seat ...

Seat Cutter Operation Care
1. This valve seat cutter is developed to grind the valve for repair. Therefore the cutter must not be used for other purposes than seat repair. 2. Do not drop or shock the valve seat cutter, or ...

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Swingarm Installation
Visually inspect the chain guide [A]. Replace the chain guide if it shows any signs of abnormal wear or damage. Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the chain guide bolt [B]. Apply plenty of grease to the lip of the oil seals [A]. Be sure to install the oil seals ...

Radiator and Radiator Fan Removal
Remove: Upper Fairing Assembly (see Upper Fairing Assembly Removal in the Frame chapter) Coolant (Drain, see Coolant Change in the Periodic Maintenance chapter) Air Cleaner Housing (see Air Cleaner Housing Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Coolant Reserve Tank (see Coolant R ...

Fuel Tank Installation
Note the above WARNING (see Fuel Tank Removal). Run the hoses correctly (see Cable, Wire, and Hose Routing section in the Appendix chapter). Check that the dampers [A] are in place on the fuel tank. If the dampers are damaged or deteriorated, replace them. If the fuel tank brack ...