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Drive Chain; Drive Chain Slack Inspection; Drive Chain Slack Adjustment - Kawasaki ZR-7S Service Manual

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9-4 FINAL DRIVE
Drive Chain
Drive Chain Slack Inspection
NOTE
OSet the motorcycle up on its center stand for drive chain
inspection.
o Clean the drive chain if it is dirty and lubricate it if it
appears dry.
.Inspect
the wheel alignment (see Wheel Alignment In-
spection) .
.
Rotate the rear wheel to find the position where the chain
is tightest.
. Measure the vertical movement (chain slack) [A]midway
between the front and rear sprockets.
* Ifthe chain slack exceeds the standard, adjust it.
DriveChain Slack
Standard:
30
-
45 mm (1.2- 1.8 in.)
Drive Chain Slack Adjustment
. Pull out the cotter pin [A].
.
Loosen the axle nut [8].
.
Turnboth chain adjuster locknuts[C].
*If the chain is too loose, turn out the left and right chain
adjuster [D]evenly.
* If the chain is too tight, turn in the left and right chain
adjusters evenly, and kick the wheel forward.
.
Turn both chain adjusters evenly untilthe drive chain has
the correct amount of slack. To keep the chain and wheel
properly aligned, the notch [E]on the leftwheel alignment
indicator [F]should align with the same swingarm mark or
position [G]that the right indicator notch aligns with.
A
WARNING
Misalignment of the wheel will result in abnormal
wear and may result in an unsafe riding condition.
.
Tighten both chain adjuster locknuts securely.
.
Tighten the axle nut.
Torque
-
Rear Axle Nut: 108 N.m (11 kgf.m, 80 ft.lb)
. Turnthe wheel, measure the chain slack again at the tight-
est position, and readjust if necessary.
.
Insert a new cotter pin [A].
NOTE
o When inserting the cotter pin, if the slots in the nut do
not align with the cotter pin hoke in the axle, tighten the
nut clockwise fB] up to next alignment.
o If should be within 30 degree.
o Loosen once and tighten again when the slot goes past
the nearest hole.
GS12020BS1
C
GJ04071 BS 1 C

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