MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT
Misalignment of the wheel will
result in abnormal wear, and may
result in an unsafe riding con-
dition. Align the rear wheel us-
ing the marks on the swingarm
or measuring the distance be-
tween the center of the axle and
Tighten the chain adjuster clamp
bolts to the specified torque.
Chain Adjuster Clamp Bolts:
64 N·m (6.5 kgf·m, 47 ft·lb)
If a torque wrench is not available,
this item should be serviced by an
authorized Kawasaki dealer.
Rotate the wheel, measure the chain
slack again at the tightest position,
and readjust if necessary.
A loose clamp bolts can lead
to an accident resulting in seri-
ous injury or death. Tighten the
clamp bolts to the proper torque.
Check the rear brake (see Brakes
section in this chapter).
If you feel there is something wrong
when applying the brakes, have the
brake system checked by an autho-
rized Kawasaki dealer immediately.