Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Coupling Bearing Inspection

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Since the coupling bearing is made to extremely close tolerances, the clearance can not normally be measured.

Coupling Bearing Inspection


NOTE

It is not necessary to remove the coupling bearing for inspection. If the bearing is removed, it will need to be replaced with a new one.

If the bearing play, roughness or binding is found, replace the bearing.

Coupling Bearing Lubrication

Pack the bearing with high-temperature grease. Turn the bearing around by hand a few times to make sure the grease is distributed uniformly inside the bearing.

Coupling Bearing Installation
Replace the bearing with a new one. Press in the bearing [A] until it is bottomed. Special Tool - Bearing Driver Set [B]: 57001-1129 Pack the bearing with high-temperature grease. Replace t ...

Coupling Damper Inspection
Remove the rear wheel coupling, and inspect the rubber dampers [A]. Replace the damper if it appears damaged or deteriorated. ...

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Water Temperature Sensor Inspection
Remove the water temperature sensor (see Water Temperature Sensor Removal/Installation in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Suspend the sensor [A] in a container of coolant so that the temperature-sensing projection [C] is submerged. Suspend an accurate thermometer [B] with temperature ...

Starter Clutch Inspection
Remove: Torque Limiter Cover (see Torque limiter Removal) Turn the torque limiter [A] by hand. The torque limiter should turn forward freely [B], but should not turn backward. If the starter clutch does not operate as it should or if it makes noise, go to the next step. Disassem ...

KIBS Hydraulic Unit Removal
NOTICE The KIBS hydraulic unit [A] has been adjusted and set with precision at the factory. Therefore, it should be handled carefully, never struck sharply, as with a hammer, or allowed to fall on a hard surface. Be careful not to get water or mud on the KIBS hydraulic unit. Drain the b ...