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) ...

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Balance Inspection
Remove the front and rear wheels (see Front/Rear Wheel Removal). Support the wheel so that it can be spun freely. Spin the wheel lightly, and mark [A] the wheel at the top when the wheel stops. Repeat this procedure several times. If the wheel stops of its own accord in various positi ...

KIBS Servicing Precautions
There are a number of important precautions that should be followed servicing the KIBS. This KIBS is designed to be used with a 12 V sealed battery as its power source. Do not use any other battery except for a 12 V sealed battery as a power source. Do not reverse the battery cable connec ...

Side Stand
The motorcycle is equipped with a side stand. A. Side Stand NOTE When using the side stand, turn the handlebar to the left. Do not sit on the motorcycle while it is on its side stand or centre stand. Always kick the stand fully up before sitting on the motorcycle. NOTE The motorcycl ...