Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: External Shift Mechanism Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Crankshaft/Transmission / External Shift Mechanism / External Shift Mechanism Inspection

If the shaft is bent, straighten or replace it.

If the serration [B] are damaged, replace the shaft.

If the spring [C] is damaged in any way, replace it.

If the shift mechanism arm [D] is damaged in any way, replace the shaft.

External Shift Mechanism Inspection


If the ratchet [A], pawls [B], pins [C] or springs [D] are damaged in any way, replace them.

External Shift Mechanism Inspection


If it is loose, unscrew it, apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads, and tighten it.

Torque - Shift Shaft Return Spring Pin: 29 N·m (3.0 kgf·m, 21 ft·lb)

If the lever or spring are damaged in any way, replace them.

If they are badly worn or if they show any damage, replace it.

External Shift Mechanism Inspection


External Shift Mechanism Installation
Install the gear positioning lever [A] as shown in the figure. Install: Spring [B] Washer [C] Tighten: Torque - Gear Positioning Lever Bolt [D]: 12 N·m (1.2 kgf·m, 106 in·lb) ...

Wheels/Tires
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Other materials:

Tie-Rod Removal
Squeeze the brake lever slowly and hold it with a band [A]. Remove the front footpeg bracket bolts [A]. Raise the rear wheel off the ground with the jack (see Rear Shock Absorber Removal). Special Tools - Jack: 57001-1238 Jack Attachment: 57001-1608 Remove: Upper ...

Tire Installation
WARNINGSome replacement tires may adversely affect handling and cause an accident resulting in serious injury or death. To ensure proper handling and stability, use only the recommended standard tires for replacement, inflated to the standard pressure. Inspect the rim ...

Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb Replacement
Remove the upper seat cover (see Seat Cover Removal in the Frame chapter). Disconnect the tail/brake light connector [A]. Turn the socket [A] counterclockwise and remove the socket together with the bulb. Push and turn the turn signal light bulb [A] counterclockwise an ...