Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Cam Wear Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Engine Top End / Camshaft, Camshaft Chain / Cam Wear Inspection

If the cams are worn down past the service limit, replace the camshaft.

Cam Height Standard:

Exhaust 35.043 35.157 mm
(1.3796 1.3841 in.)


Intake 38.243 38.357 mm
(1.5056 1.5101 in.)


Service Limit:

Exhaust 34.94 mm (1.376 in.)

Intake 38.14 mm (1.502 in.)

Cam Wear Inspection


Camshaft Runout Inspection
Remove the camshafts (see Camshaft Removal). Set the camshaft in a camshaft alignment jig or on V blocks. Measure the runout with a dial gauge at the specified place as shown in the figure. ...

Camshaft Chain Removal
Remove: Camshafts (see Camshaft Removal) Timing Rotor (see Timing Rotor Removal in the Electrical System chapter) Front and Rear Camshaft Chain Guides (see Cylinder Head Removal) Remove ...

Other materials:

Air Intake Solenoid Valve (Service Code 2d, Equipped Models)
Air Intake Solenoid Valve Removal/Installation Refer to the Air Intake Solenoid Valve Removal/Installation in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter. Air Intake Solenoid Valve Inspection Refer to the Air Intake Solenoid Valve Unit Test in the Electrical System chapter. If the air intake ...

Clutch Cover Installation
Using a cleaning fluid, clean off any oil or dirt that may be on the silicone sealant coating area. Dry them with a clean cloth. Apply silicone sealant to the area [A] where the mating surface of the crankcase touches the clutch cover gasket. Sealant - Liquid Gasket, TB1211F: 92104-000 ...

Fluid Level Inspection
With the brake fluid reservoirs held horizontal, the brake fluid level must be kept between the upper and lower level lines. A. Front Brake Fluid Reservoir B. Upper Level Line C. Lower Level Line A. Rear Brake Fluid Reservoir B. Upper Level Line C. Lower Level Line If th ...