Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Crankcase Assembly

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Crankshaft/Transmission / Crankcase / Crankcase Assembly

NOTICE

The upper and lower crankcase halves are machined at the factory in the assembled state, so the crankcase halves must be replaced as a set.

WARNING

Gasoline and low flash-point solvents can be flammable and/or explosive and cause severe burns. Clean the crankcase in a well-ventilated area, and take care that there are no sparks or flame anywhere near the working area; this includes any appliance with a pilot light. Do not use gasoline or a low flash-point solvent to clean the crankcase.

Crankcase Splitting
Remove the engine (see Engine Removal in the Engine Removal/Installation chapter). Set the engine on a clean surface and hold the engine steady while parts are being removed. Remove: Cyli ...

Upper Crankcase Assembly
When installing the breather plate, replace the gasket [A] with a new one. Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the bolts [A] and tighten them. Torque - Breather ...

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Radiator Fan Relay Inspection
Refer to the Relay Circuit Inspection in the Electrical System chapter If the radiator fan relay is normal, check the wiring for continuity, using the wiring diagram in this section. Special Tool - Hand Tester: 57001-1394 If the wiring is good, check the ECU for its ground and power supp ...

Oil Cooler Installation
Replace the O-ring [A] with a new one. Apply grease to the new O-ring. Install the water hoses and hose clamps [A] as shown in the figure. Water Hose (About 300 mm, 11.8 in.) [B] Water Hose (About 130 mm, 5.1 in.) [C] Yellow Paint [D] Tighten: Torque - Water Hose Clamp S ...

Radiator Hose and O-ring Replacement
Drain the coolant (see Coolant Change). Remove: Upper Fairing Assembly (see Upper Fairing Assembly Removal in the Frame chapter) Thermostat Housing [A] (see Thermostat Removal in the Cooling System chapter) Oil Cooler [B] (see Oil Cooler Removal in the Engine Lubrication System chap ...