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 ...

Other materials:

Rear Wheel Removal
Raise the rear wheel off the ground with the stand [A]. Remove: Cotter Pin [A] Rear Axle Nut [B] Washer [C] Rear Axle [D] (from Right Side) Remove the rear wheel rotation sensor from the caliper bracket (see Rear Wheel Rotation Sensor Removal in the Brakes chapter). ...

Jump starting
If your motorcycle battery is “run down”, it should be removed and charged. If this is not practical, a 12 volt booster battery and jumper cables may be used to start the engine. DANGER Battery acid generates hydrogen gas which is flammable and explosive under certain conditions. It i ...

Special Tools
Fork Oil Level Gauge: 57001-1290 Vacuum Gauge: 57001-1369 Hand Tester: 57001-1394 Throttle Sensor Setting Adapter #1: 57001-1400 Peak Voltage Adapter: 57001-1415 Needle Adapter Set: 57001-1457 Throttle Sensor Setting Adapter: 57001-1538 Measuring Adapter: 57001-1700 ...