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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Handlebar Installation
Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the handlebar positioning bolts and tighten them. Torque - Handlebar Positioning Bolts: 9.8 N·m (1.0 kgf·m, 87 in·lb) Install the steering stem head with handlebars. Install the washer [A] and steering stem head nut [B]. Tighten: ...

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