Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: External Shift Mechanism Installation

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External Shift Mechanism Installation


External Shift Mechanism Installation


External Shift Mechanism Installation


Fit the pawls [D] and the grooves [E].

Turn the shift ratchet assembly while pushing the pawls.

Tighten the lower bolt first, and then tighten the upper one.

Tighten the lower bolt first, and then tighten the upper one.

External Shift Mechanism Installation


External Shift Mechanism Installation


External Shift Mechanism Installation


Special Tool - Outside Circlip Pliers: 57001-144

Fit the circlip into the groove of the shift shaft securely.

External Shift Mechanism Installation


External Shift Mechanism Removal
Remove: Shift Lever (see Shift Pedal Removal) Oil Pump Drive Gear (see Oil Pump Drive Gear Removal/ Installation in the Engine Lubrication System chapter) Circlip [A] Washer [B] Spec ...

External Shift Mechanism Inspection
Examine the shift shaft [A] for any damage. 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, replac ...

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KIBS Warning Indicator Light (For models equipped with KIBS)
The yellow warning indicator light in the meter unit functions as the KIBS warning indicator light. The yellow warning indicator light and warning symbol “KIBS” go on if there is a malfunction in the KIBS system. When the warning light is on, the KIBS system stops functioning. However, th ...

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 the chain slack and align the wheel alignment (see Drive Chain Slack Adjustment). NOTE Wheel align ...

Water Temperature Sensor Output Voltage Inspection
NOTE Be sure the battery is fully charged. Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Remove the throttle body assy (see Throttle Body Assy Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Disconnect the water temperature sensor connector and connect the measuring adapter [A] between these connectors ...