Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Drive Chain Slack Adjustment

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If the chain is too loose, turn out the left and right chain adjusters [D] evenly.

If the chain is too tight, turn in the left and right chain adjusters evenly, and kick the wheel forward.

Drive Chain Slack Adjustment


WARNING

Misalignment of the wheel will result in abnormal wear and may result in an unsafe riding condition.

Be sure the wheel is properly aligned.

Torque - Rear Axle Nut: 127 N·m (13.0 kgf·m, 94 ft·lb)

NOTE

Drive Chain Slack Adjustment


WARNING

A loose axle nut can lead to an accident resulting in serious injury or death. Tighten the axle nut to the proper torque and install a new cotter pin.

Drive Chain Slack Adjustment


Drive Chain Slack Inspection
NOTE Check the slack with the motorcycle setting on its sidestand. Clean the chain if it is dirty, and lubricate it if it appears dry. Check the wheel alignment (see Wheel Alignment Ins ...

Wheel Alignment Inspection
Check that the notch [A] on the alignment indicator [B] aligns with the same swingarm mark or position [C] that the other side alignment indicator notch aligns with. If they do not, adjust t ...

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Check 2-2: Fuel Level Warning Inspection
Remove: Fuel Tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Connect the resistor(s) [A] (about 50 to 100 Ω) between the fuel pump connector terminal [B] of the main harness side and the battery negative (–) terminal [C] as shown. Turn the ignition switch ...

For Primary Fuel Injectors
Remove the air cleaner housing (see Air Cleaner Housing Removal). Disconnect the injector connector and connect the harness adapter [A] between these connectors as shown in the figure. Main Harness [B] Primary Fuel Injector #1 [C] Special Tool - Measuring Adapter: 57001-1700 ...

Fuel Pump Installation
Remove dirt or dust from the fuel pump [A] by lightly applying compressed air. Replace the fuel pump gasket with a new one. Check that the fuel pump terminal [A] and band [B] are in place. Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the fuel pump bolts. Tighten the ...