Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Lubrication

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / General Information / Before Servicing / Lubrication

It is important to lubricate rotating or sliding parts during assembly to minimize wear during initial operation. Lubrication points are called out throughout this manual, apply the specific oil or grease as specified.

Lubrication


Direction of Engine Rotation

When rotating the crankshaft by hand, the free play amount of rotating direction will affect the adjustment. Rotate the crankshaft to positive direction (clockwise viewed from output side).

Direction of Engine Rotation


Oil Seal, Grease Seal
Do not remove pressed oil or grease seals unless removal is necessary. Replace with new ones whenever removed. Press new oil seals with manufacture and size marks facing out. Make sure the seal i ...

Electrical Leads
A two-color lead is identified first by the primary color and then the stripe color. Unless instructed otherwise, electrical leads must be connected to those of the same color. Instrument Use ...

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Coupling Bearing Installation
Replace the bearing with a new one. Press in the bearing [A] until it is bottomed. Special Tool - Bearing Driver Set [B]: 57001-1129 Pack the bearing with high-temperature grease. Replace the circlip with a new one. Special Tool - Inside Circlip Pliers: 57001-143 Replace the grease se ...

Air Cleaner Oil Draining
A drain hose is connected to the bottom of the air cleaner to drain water or oil accumulated in the cleaner part. Visually check the drain hose [A] if the water or oil accumulates. If any water or oil accumulates in the hose, remove the plug [B] from the drain hose and drain it. ...

DFI Servicing Precautions
There are a number of important precautions that should be followed servicing the DFI system. This DFI system 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 ...