Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Valve Guide Removal

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Engine Top End / Valves / Valve Guide Removal

Valve Guide Removal


NOTICE

Do not heat the cylinder head with a torch. This will warp the cylinder head. Soak the cylinder head in oil and heat the oil.

Special Tool - Valve Guide Arbor, 4.5: 57001-1331

Valve Installation
NOTICE Do not lap the valve to the valve seat, using the grinding compound. It will come off oxide film treated surface of the valve. Replace the oil seal with a new one. Apply a thin coat of ...

Valve Guide Installation
Apply engine oil to the valve guide outer surface before installation. Heat the area around the valve guide hole to about 120 150°C (248 302°F). NOTICE Do not heat the cylinder head ...

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Radiator Cap Inspection
Remove: Radiator Cap (see Coolant Change in the Periodic Maintenance chapter) Check the condition of the bottom [A] and top [B] valve seals and valve spring [C]. If any one of them shows visible damage, replace the cap with a new one. Install the cap [A] on a cooling system pr ...

Stop Watch
The stop watch can be used in closed course competition. The stop watch is operated as follows: Push the upper button to display the stop watch. To start the stop watch, push the “START/STOP” switch on the right handlebar switch to the left. A. “START/STOP” Switch ...

Fluid Level Inspection
With the brake fluid reservoirs held horizontal, the brake fluid level must be kept between the upper and lower level lines. A. Front Brake Fluid Reservoir B. Upper Level Line C. Lower Level Line A. Rear Brake Fluid Reservoir B. Upper Level Line C. Lower Level Line If th ...