Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Transmission Shaft Disassembly

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Crankshaft/Transmission / Transmission / Transmission Shaft Disassembly

Special Tool - Outside Circlip Pliers: 57001-144

The 5th gear [A] on the output shaft has three steel balls assembled into it for the positive neutral finder mechanism.

Remove the 5th gear as follows.

Transmission Shaft Disassembly


Set the output shaft in a vertical position holding the 3rd gear [B].

Spin the 5th gear quickly [C] and pull it off upward.

Transmission Assy Installation
Assemble the transmission assy (see Transmission Assy Assembly). Be sure that the dowel pins are in position. Install the transmission assy on the crankcase. Tighten: Torque - Transmissio ...

Transmission Shaft Assembly
Apply molybdenum disulfide oil solution to the sliding surfaces of the gears and shafts. Install the gears and the gear bushings [A] with their holes [B] aligned. Replace any circli ...

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Exhaust Pipe Installation
Replace the exhaust pipe gaskets [A] and premuffler chamber gasket [B] with new ones. Install the premuffler chamber gasket to the premuffler chamber [C] until it is bottomed so that the chamfer side faces exhaust pipe [D]. Install the exhaust pipe clamp [E] as shown in the figure. I ...

Compression Damping Force Adjustment
There are two adjustments you can make to the compression damping force. High Speed Compression Damping Adjuster [A] Low Speed Compression Damping Adjuster [B] To adjust the high speed compression damping force, turn the outside damping adjuster with a wrench to the desired position ...

ESD Actuator Resistance Inspection
Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Remove the electronic steering damper unit (see Steering Damper Removal in the Steering chapter). Connect a digitalmeter to the ESD actuator connector [A]. Measure the ESD actuator resistance. ESD Actuator Resistance Connections: BK lead [1] ← ...