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Final Drive; Chain Slack Inspection; Chain Slack Adjustment - Kawasaki KLX110 Service Manual

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Periodic Maintenance Procedures

Final Drive

Chain Slack Inspection

Support the mortorcycle perpendicular to the ground.
Clean the drive chain if it is dirty, and lubricate it if it appears dry.
Rotate the rear wheel to find the position where the chain is tightest.
Push up [A] the chain midway between the engine sprocket and rear
sprocket.
The drive chain slack is that the drive chain [B] is pushed out within
0
5 mm [C] from the hollow [D] of the chain guard [E].
If the drive chain slack exceeds the standard, adjust it.
Chain Slack
Standard:

Chain Slack Adjustment

Remove:
Cotter Pin [A]
Loosen:
Rear Torque Link Nut [B]
Axle Nut [C]
Brake Adjusting Nut [D]
Right and Left Chain Adjuster Locknuts [E]
If you don't loosen the torque link nut, it may lead to the brake
parts damage when the adjusters are set.
If the chain is too tight, back out the left and right chain adjusting nuts
[A] evenly, and kick the wheel forward until the chain is too loose.
Turn both chain adjusting nuts evenly until the drive chain has the
correct amount of slack.
aligned, the notch [B] on the right chain adjuster [C] should align
with the same swingarm mark [D] that the left chain adjuster notch
aligns with.
NOTE
0
5 mm
CAUTION
To keep the chain and wheel properly
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE 2-11

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