Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Axle Inspection

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

If the axle is damaged or bent, replace it.

If axle runout exceeds the service limit, replace the axle.

Axle Inspection


Axle Runout/100 mm (3.94 in.) Standard: TIR 0.03 mm (0.0012 in.) or less

Service Limit: TIR 0.2 mm (0.008 in.)

Wheel Inspection
Raise the front/rear wheel off the ground. Special Tools - Jack: 57001-1238 Jack Attachment: 57001-1608 Spin the wheel lightly, and check for roughness or binding. If roughness or bi ...

Balance Inspection
Remove the front and rear wheels (see Front/Rear Wheel Removal). Support the wheel so that it can be spun freely. Spin the wheel lightly, and mark [A] the wheel at the top when the wheel st ...

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Unit Setting
The unit setting in the meter instrument can be changed according to local regulations. Make sure the unit setting is correctly displayed before riding. A. Speedometer B. Meter Display Units NOTE Do not operate the motorcycle with wrong unit (mph or km/h) of the speedometer. To change ...

Engine Sprocket Removal
Remove: Engine Sprocket Cover Bolts [A] Engine Sprocket Cover [B] Flatten out the bended washer [A]. Remove the engine sprocket nut [B] and washer. NOTE When loosening the engine sprocket nut, hold the rear brake on. Raise the rear wheel off the ground with the stand. ...

Replacement Parts
Replacement parts must be KAWASAKI genuine or recommended by KAWASAKI. Gaskets, O-rings, oil seals, grease seals, circlips, cotter pins or self-locking nuts must be replaced with new ones whenever disassembled. Assembly Order In most cases assembly order is the reverse of disassembly, howe ...