Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Valves

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Engine Top End / Valves

Valve Clearance Inspection

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

Cylinder Head Warp Inspection
Clean the cylinder head. Lay a straightedge across the lower surface of the cylinder head at several positions. Use a thickness gauge [A] to measure the space between the straightedge [B] a ...

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 ...

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Rocker Arm/Tie-Rod Bearing, Sleeve Inspection
NOTICE Do not remove the bearings for inspection. Removal may damage them. Visually inspect the rocker arm, or tie-rod sleeves [A] and needle bearings [B]. The rollers in a needle bearing normally wear very little, and wear is difficult to measure. Instead of measuring, inspect the ...

Warning Indicator Light (Red)
This red warning indicator light and the oil pressure warning symbol ( ) should go on whenever the ignition switch is turned to “ON” and go off after starting the engine. A. Warning Indicator Light (Red) B. Warning Symbols This red warning indicator light has the two warning function ...

Crankshaft Removal
Split the crankcase (see Crankcase Splitting). Remove: Connecting Rod Big End Nuts [A] Connecting Rod Big End Caps [B] NOTE Mark and record the locations of the connecting rods and their big end caps so that they can be reassembled in their original positions. Remove the crank ...