Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Camshaft Removal

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Camshaft Removal


Camshaft Removal


NOTICE

The crankshaft may be turned while the camshafts are removed. Always pull the chain taut while turning the crankshaft. This avoids kinking the chain on the lower (crankshaft) sprocket. A kinked chain could damage both the chain and the sprocket.

Camshaft Removal


Camshaft, Camshaft Chain
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Camshaft Installation
NOTE The exhaust camshaft has a 1001 EX mark [A] and the intake camshaft has a 3154 IN mark [B]. Be careful not to mix up these shafts. Install the camshaft sprockets as shown in the figure ...

Other materials:

Air Intake Solenoid Valve Unit Test
Remove the air intake solenoid valve (see Air Intake Solenoid Valve Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Set the hand tester [A] to the × 1 Ω range and connect it to the air intake solenoid valve terminals as shown in the figure. Special Tool - Hand Tester: 57001-1394 ...

Fuel Hose Inspection (fuel leak, damage, installation condition)
If the motorcycle is not properly handled, the high pressure inside the fuel line can cause fuel to leak [A] or the hose to burst. Remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) and check the fuel hoses. Replace the fuel hose if any fraying, cracks [B] or ...

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 positions. Using the valve spring compressor assembly, remove the valve. Special Tools - Valve ...