Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Lower Crankcase Assembly

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Apply soap and water solution to the oil level inspection window before installation.

Torque - Oil Passage Plug (Taper): 20 N·m (2.0 kgf·m, 15 ft·lb) Oil Jet Nozzle (M10) [E]: 15 N·m (1.5 kgf·m, 11 ft·lb)

Lower Crankcase Assembly


View from Right Side [F]

Lower Crankcase Assembly


Lower Crankcase Assembly


Upper Crankcase Assembly
When installing the breather plate, replace the gasket [A] with a new one. Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the bolts [A] and tighten them. Torque - Breather ...

Crankcase Halves Assembly
Install: Crankshaft (see Crankshaft Installation) Connecting Rods (see Connecting Rod Installation) Using a cleaning fluid, clean off any oil or dirt on the mating surface of the crankcase ...

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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 ...

Tire Air Pressure Inspection
Remove the air valve cap. Measure the tire air pressure with an air pressure gauge [A] when the tires are cold (that is, when the motorcycle has not been ridden more than a mile during the past 3 hours). Install the air valve cap. Adjust the tire air pressure according to the specifi ...

Exhaust Butterfly Valve Cable Installation
Confirm whether pulley [A] is an angle shown in the figure. 41.7° ±7° [B] This position is original position of the pulley. NOTE Correct the position electrically after confirming the use is discontinued and there is no damage when differing from the angle of shown in the figure. ...