Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Clutch Plate Warp Inspection

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If any plate is warped over the service limit, replace it with a new one.

Clutch Plate Warp Inspection


Friction and Steel Plate Warp

Standard: 0.15 mm (0.0059 in.) or less

Service Limit: 0.3 mm (0.012 in.)

Clutch Plate, Wear, Damage Inspection
Visually inspect the friction and steel plates for signs of seizure, overheating (discoloration), or uneven wear. Measure the thickness of each friction plate [A] at several points. If any ...

Clutch Spring Free Length Measurement
Measure the free length of the clutch springs [A]. If any spring is shorter than the service limit, it must be replaced. Clutch Spring Free Length Standard: 43.5 mm (1.71 in.) Service Limit: ...

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Connecting Rod Big End Side Clearance Inspection
Measure connecting rod big end side clearance. Insert a thickness gauge [A] between the big end and either crank web to determine clearance. Connecting Rod Big End Side Clearance Standard: 0.13 0.38 mm (0.0051 0.0150 in.) Service Limit: 0.58 mm (0.023 in.) If the clearance exceeds ...

Compression Damping Force Adjuster and Rebound Damping Force Adjuster Adjustment
The compression damping force adjuster and the rebound damping force adjuster are located on top of each front fork leg. Turn the adjuster clockwise with a screwdriver to increase damping force. Turn the adjuster counterclockwise to decrease damping force. NOTICE Do not force to t ...

Shift Fork/Gear Groove Wear Inspection
Measure the thickness of the shift fork ears [A], and measure the width [B] of the gear grooves. If the thickness of a shift fork ear is less than the service limit, the shift fork must be replaced. Shift Fork Ear Thickness Standard: 5.7 6.0 mm (0.224 0.236 in.) Service Limit: 5.6 mm ...