Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Wheel Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Wheels/Tires / Wheels (Rims) / Wheel Inspection

Wheel Inspection


If roughness or binding is found, replace the hub bearings (see Hub Bearing Removal/Installation).

If there is any damage to the wheel, replace the wheel.

If rim runout exceeds the service limit, check the hub bearings (see Hub Bearing Inspection).

If the problem is not due to the bearings, replace the wheel.

Rim Runout (with tire installed) Standard: Axial TIR 0.5 mm (0.02 in.) or less

Radial TIR 0.8 mm (0.03 in.) or less

Service Limit: Axial TIR 1.0 mm (0.04 in.)

Radial TIR 1.0 mm (0.04 in.)

WARNING

Damaged wheel parts may fail and cause an accident resulting in serious injury or death. Never attempt to repair a damaged wheel part. If the wheel part is damaged, it must be replaced with a new one.

Rear Wheel Installation
Apply high-temperature grease to the grease seal lips. Fit the collars on the both sides of the hub. Left Side Collar [A] Right Side Collar [B] (with Flange) Engage the drive chai ...

Axle Inspection
Remove the front and rear axles (see Front/Rear Wheel Removal). Visually inspect the front and rear axle for damages. If the axle is damaged or bent, replace it. Place the axle in V bloc ...

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Special Tools
Bearing Driver Set: 57001-1129 Jack: 57001-1238 Bearing Remover Head, 25 × 28: 57001-1346 Bearing Remover Shaft, 13: 57001-1377 Jack Attachment: 57001-1608 ...

Nozzle Assy Installation
Replace the dust seals [A] with new ones. Apply engine oil to the new dust seals, and install them. Install the nozzle assy securely. Push the four mounting positions of the injectors. Set the joint pipe parallel to the air cleaner housing [B]. NOTICE When installing the nozzle assy, ap ...

Balancer Installation
Position the crankshaft at #2, 3 positions TDC or at #1, 4 positions TDC. Install the balancer assembly as follows. Align the punch mark [A] on the weight and the projection [B] on the crankcase. Engage the balancer gear and the crankshaft gear. Insert the balancer shaft until it is bot ...