Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Shift Drum Assembly

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Crankshaft/Transmission / Transmission / Shift Drum Assembly

Align the pin with the groove in the shift drum cam.

Shift Drum Assembly


Shift Drum Disassembly
Remove the shift drum (see Transmission Assy Disassembly). While holding the shift drum with a vise, remove the shift drum cam holder bolt [A]. Remove: Shift Drum Cam [B] Dowel Pin [C] ...

Shift Fork Bending Inspection
Visually inspect the shift forks, and replace any fork that is bent. A bent fork could cause difficulty in shifting, or allow the transmission to jump out of gear when under power. 90° [A] ...

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Break-in
The first 1 600 km (1 000 mi) that the motorcycle is ridden is designated as the break-in period. If the motorcycle is not used carefully during this period, you may very well end up with a “broken down” instead of a “broken in” motorcycle after a few thousand kilometers. The fol ...

Compression Damping Force Adjustment
To adjust the compression damping force, turn the compression damping adjuster [A]. The standard adjuster setting is the 4 1/2 turns out from the fully clockwise position. WARNINGIf both adjusters are not adjusted equally, handling may be impaired and a hazardous condition ma ...

Balance Weight Installation
Check if the weight portion has any play on the blade [A] and clip [B]. If it does, discard it. WARNINGUnbalanced wheels can create an unsafe riding condition. If the balance weight has any play on the rib of the rim, the blade and/or clip have been stretched. Replace th ...