Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Commutator Cleaning and Inspection

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NOTE

Do not use emery or sand paper on the commutator.

Commutator Cleaning and Inspection


Replace the starter motor with a new one if there is any damage or wear.

Replace the starter motor with a new one if discoloration is noticed.

Brush Inspection
Measure the length of each brush [A]. If any is worn down to the service limit, replace the brush assy. Starter Motor Brush Length [B] Standard: 12.05 mm (0.4744 in.) Service Limit: 6.55 mm ...

Armature Inspection
Using the × 1 Ω hand tester range, measure the resistance between any two commutator segments [A]. Special Tool - Hand Tester: 57001-1394 If there is a high resistance or no readin ...

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Side Stand
The motorcycle is equipped with a side stand. A. Side Stand NOTE When using the side stand, turn the handlebar to the left. Do not sit on the motorcycle while it is on its side stand or centre stand. Always kick the stand fully up before sitting on the motorcycle. NOTE The motorcycl ...

Battery Removal
Turn off the ignition switch. Remove the front seat (see Front Seat Removal in the Frame chapter). Slide the red cap [A]. Disconnect the negative (–) cable [B] and then positive (+) cable [C]. NOTICE Be sure to disconnect the negative (–) cable first. Remove the band [D] ...

Special Tools and Sealant
Compression Gauge, 20 kgf/cm²: 57001-221 Valve Spring Compressor Assembly: 57001-241 Valve Spring Compressor Adapter, 25: 57001-1019 Valve Seat Cutter, 45° - 27.5: 57001-1114 Valve Seat Cutter, 45° - 32: 57001-1115 Valve Seat Cutter, 32° - 28: 57001-1119 Valve Seat Cutter ...