Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Sprocket Wear Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Final Drive / Sprocket, Coupling / Sprocket Wear Inspection

If the teeth are worn as illustrated, replace the sprocket, and inspect the drive chain wear (see Drive Chain Wear Inspection in the Periodic Maintenance chapter).

Worn Tooth (Engine Sprocket) [A] Worn Tooth (Rear Sprocket) [B] Direction of Rotation [C]

NOTE

If a sprocket requires replacement, the chain is probably worn also. When replacing a sprocket, inspect the chain.

Sprocket Wear Inspection


Coupling Damper Inspection
Remove the rear wheel coupling, and inspect the rubber dampers [A]. Replace the damper if it appears damaged or deteriorated. ...

Rear Sprocket Warp Inspection
Raise the rear wheel off the ground with the stand so that it will turn freely. Set a dial gauge [A] against the rear sprocket [B] near the teeth as shown in the figure, and rotate [C] the re ...

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Location of labels
All warning labels which are on your vehicle are repeated here. Read labels on your vehicle and understand them thoroughly. They contain information which is important for your safety and the safety of anyone else who may operate your vehicle. Therefore, it is very important that all warning ...

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, replace it. If the shift mechanism arm [D] is damaged in any way, replace the shaft. Check the s ...

Precautions
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