Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Tie-Rod and Rocker Arm Bearing Installation

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Suspension / Tie-Rod, Rocker Arm / Tie-Rod and Rocker Arm Bearing Installation

Screw the needle bearing driver into the driver holder.

Insert the needle bearing driver into the needle bearing and press the needle bearing.

NOTE

For a bearing of inner diameter 17, select the pressing
side of the needle bearing driver according to its pressing depth.

Special Tools - Bearing Driver Set: 57001-1129 Needle Bearing Driver, 17/
18: 57001 -1609

NOTE

Tie-Rod and Rocker Arm Bearing Installation


Needle Bearings [A] Oil Seals [B] Frame [C] Rear Shock Absorber [D] Swingarm [E] Tie-rod [F] Rocker Arms [G] 5.5 mm (0.22 in.) [H] 5.9 mm (0.23 in.) [I] Front [J] Right Side [K] Left Side [L]

Tie-Rod and Rocker Arm Bearing Removal
Remove: Tie-Rod (see Tie-Rod Removal) Rocker Arms (see Rocker Arm Removal) Swingarm (see Swingarm Removal) Sleeves [A] Oil Seals [B] Remove the needle bearings [C], using the bearing re ...

Rocker Arm/Tie-Rod Bearing, Sleeve Inspection
NOTICE Do not remove the bearings for inspection. Removal may damage them. Visually inspect the rocker arm, or tie-rod sleeves [A] and needle bearings [B]. The rollers in a needle bearin ...

Other materials:

Valve Removal
Remove the cylinder head (see Cylinder Head Removal). Remove the valve lifter and shim. Mark and record the valve lifter and shim locations so they can be installed in their original positions. Using the valve spring compressor assembly, remove the valve. Special Tools - Valve ...

Periodic Maintenance Chart
The scheduled maintenance must be done in accordance with this chart to keep the motorcycle in good running condition. The initial maintenance is vitally important and must not be neglected. Periodic Inspection #: Service more frequently when operating in severe conditions; dusty, ...

Charging Condition Inspection
Battery charging condition can be checked by measuring battery terminal voltage with a digital voltmeter [A]. Remove the seat (see Seat Removal in the Frame chapter). Disconnect the battery terminals. NOTICE Be sure to disconnect the negative (–) cable first. Measure the battery ...