Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Valve Removal

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

Mark and record the valve lifter and shim locations so they can be installed in their original positions.

Valve Removal


Special Tools - Valve Spring Compressor Assembly [A]: 57001-241

Valve Spring Compressor Adapter, 25 [B]: 57001-1019

Valve Spring Compressor Adapter, 24: 57001-1586

Valves
Valve Clearance Inspection Refer to the Valve Clearance Inspection in the Periodic Maintenance chapter. ...

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 ...

Other materials:

Thermostat Removal
Remove: Fuel Tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Air Cleaner Housing (see Air Cleaner Housing Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Throttle Body Assy (see Throttle Body Assy Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Throttle Body Assy Holder Clamp [A] ...

Balancer Assemble
Apply molybdenum disulfide oil solution to the ribs of the balancer [A]. Apply molybdenum disulfide oil solution to the ribs of the balancer gear [A]. Check that the rubber dampers [B] are in place. Face the linked portion [C] to the bottom. Assemble the balancer weight ...

Idle Speed Inspection
Start the engine and warm it up thoroughly. With the engine idling, turn the handlebar to both sides [A]. If handlebar movement changes the idle speed, the throttle cables may be improperly adjusted or incorrectly routed, or damaged. Be sure to correct any of these conditions before rid ...