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 ...

Other materials:

Air Cleaner
A clogged air cleaner restricts the engine’s air intake, increasing fuel consumption, reducing engine power, and causing spark plug fouling. This motorcycle’s air cleaner element consists of a wet paper filter, which cannot be cleaned. The air cleaner element must be replaced in acco ...

Exploded View
25. “1T” marked side faces up. 26. “T2” marked side faces up. 27. Hollow mark faces exhaust side. G: Apply grease. L: Apply a non-permanent locking agent. LG: Apply liquid gasket. M: Apply molybdenum disulfide grease. MO: Apply molybdenum disulfide oil solution. ...

Engine Oil Flow Chart
1. Oil Screen 2. Oil Pump 3. Oil Pressure Relief Valve 4. Oil Filter 5. Oil Pipe 6. Oil Cooler 7. Balancer Oil Passage 8. Main Oil Passage 9. Crankshaft Oil Passage 10. Oil Pressure Switch 11. Camshaft Oil Passages 12. Drive Shaft Oil Passage 13. Output Shaft Oil Passage 14. Starter ...