Clutch Cover Removal
Drain the engine oil (see Engine Oil Change in the Peri-
odic Maintenance chapter).
Right Middle Fairing (see Middle Fairing Removal in the
Clutch Cable Lower End [A] (see Cable Removal)
Clutch Cover Bolts [B]
Turn the release lever [A] toward the rear as shown, and
remove the clutch cover [B].
About 90° [C]
Clutch Cover Installation
Apply silicone sealant to the area [A] where the mating
surface of the crankcase touches the clutch cover gasket.
Sealant - Kawasaki Bond (Silicone Sealant): 92104-0004
Be sure that the dowel pins [B] are in position.
Replace the clutch cover gasket with a new one.
Install the bracket [A].
Tighten the clutch cover bolts.
Torque - Clutch Cover Bolts: 9.8 N·m (1.0 kgf·m, 87 in·lb)
L = 25 mm (0.98 in.) [B]
L = 40 mm (1.57 in.) [C]
Release Shaft Removal
Do not remove the clutch release lever and shaft
assembly unless it is absolutely necessary. If re-
moved, the oil seal replacement may be required.
Remove the clutch cover (see Clutch Cover Removal).
Pull the lever and shaft assembly [A] straight out of the