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Swingarm Bearing Installation; Swingarm Bearing, Sleeve Inspection And Lubrication; Chain Slider Inspection - Kawasaki ZR-7S Service Manual

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Ball Bearing
Needle Bearings
Special Tool- Oil Seal & Bearing Remover: 57001-1058 [A]
. Apply plenty of grease to the following:
Needle Bearing and Sleeve
Ball Bearings
Grease Seal Lip
the needle bearings so that the manufacturer's
marks faces in.
Install the bearings so that the manufacturer's marks face
out. This prevents bearing damage.
Bearing Driver Set:
57001-1129 [A]
Inside Circlip Pliers: 57001-143
Swingarm Bearing, Sleeve Inspection and Lubrication
Do not remove the bearings for inspection. Remove
may damage them.
Check the ball bearing.
OSince the ball bearing is made to extremely close toler-
ances, the wear must be judged by feel rather than mea-
Turn [A] the bearing in the swingarm back and forth while
checking for plays, roughness, or binding. If bearing play,
roughness, or binding is found, replace the bearing.
The rollers in a needle bearing normally wear very little,
and wear is difficult to measure.
Instead of measuring,
inspect the bearing in the swingarm for abrasion, color
change, or other damage.
* If there is any doubt as to the condition of any of the nee-
dle bearings or sleeve, replace the sleeve, and needle
bearings as a set.
Apply grease to the inner surfaces of the swingarm bear-
ing in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart.
OFor the swingarm bearing, it is grease nipple [A] on the
swingarm for lubrication.
Force grease into the nipple
until it comes out at both sides of the swingarm, and wipe
off any excess.
Chain Slider Inspection
Visually inspect the chain slider.
* Replace the chain slider if it shows any signs of abnormal
wear or damage.
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