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1982 AND LATER SERVICE INFORMATION
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CHAPTER FOUR
ENGINE
INTAKE CAMSHAFT SPROCKET
(2x550)
Intake
EXHAUST CAMSHAFT SPROCKET
(2x550)
Engine specifications that have changed for
1982 and later models are listed in Tables
9-11.
CAMSHAFT
(KZ550-HI, F1 AND MI)
Inspection
Because these models have an electric
tachometer, there is no tachometer drive gear
on the exhaust camshaft. Service procedures
are otherwise identical to earlier models.
CAMSHAFT
(ZX550-A1 AND A2)
Installation
Procedures used to install the camshaft
sprockets and camshafts remain the same as
for 1983 and earlier models, except for the
following:
a. Camshaft sprockets have changed for
1984-on ZX550 models. The intake
sprocket has six bolt holes (Figure 24)
and the exhaust sprocket has four bolt
holes (Figure 25); install the sprocket on
the camshaft, using the proper holes for
each cam.
b. Refer to Figure 26 for new camshaft
sprocket
alignment.
All
other
installation procedures described in
Chapter Four of the basic book remain
the same.
ENGINE
Removal
(KZ550-HI)
Note the following changes to the engine
removal steps given-in Chapter Four o f the
main book:
a. In Step 3, remove the oil level sensor
lead at the same time as the alternator
and neutral switch leads.
b. In Step 10, the rear brake light switch
leads can be simply disconnected; the
switch can be left in place.
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