Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Gasket, O-ring

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / General Information / Before Servicing / Gasket, O-ring

Hardening, shrinkage, or damage of both gaskets and O-rings after disassembly can reduce sealing performance.

Remove old gaskets and clean the sealing surfaces thoroughly so that no gasket material or other material remains.

Install the new gaskets and replace the used O-rings when re-assembling.

Gasket, O-ring


Force
Use common sense during disassembly and assembly, excessive force can cause expensive or hard to repair damage. When necessary, remove screws that have a non -permanent locking agent applied usin ...

Liquid Gasket, Non-permanent Locking Agent
For applications that require Liquid Gasket or a Non-permanent Locking Agent, clean the surfaces so that no oil residue remains before applying liquid gasket or non-permanent locking agent. Do not ...

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Spring Preload Adjustment
To adjust the spring preload, turn the spring preload adjuster [A]. The standard adjuster setting is the 6 turns in from the fully counterclockwise position. WARNINGIf both adjusters are not adjusted equally, handling may be impaired and a hazardous condition may result. B ...

Piston Ring Thickness Inspection
Measure the piston ring thickness. Use the micrometer to measure at several points around the ring. Piston Ring Thickness Standard: Top [A] 0.77 0.79 mm (0.0303 0.0311 in.) Second [B] 0.78 0.79 mm (0.0307 0.0311 in.) Service Limit: Top 0.70 mm (0.0276 in.) Second 0.71 mm (0.0280 ...

Cylinder Head Removal
Remove: Thermostat Housing (see Thermostat Removal in the Cooling System chapter) Exhaust Pipe (see Exhaust Pipe Removal) Camshafts (see Camshaft Removal) Heat Insulation Plate [A] (see Engine Removal in the Engine Removal/Installation chapter) Place a container under the coolant dr ...