Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Coupling Bearing Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Final Drive / Sprocket, Coupling / Coupling Bearing Inspection

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
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