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Camshaft Chain; Throttle Cable; Rear Shock Absorber; Lubr Ication - Kawasaki Z250 1981 Service Manual

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Adjustment
The adjustment
procedures
for the following
five
items are
the same
as
those for
the
1981
Z250-A3.
Refer to the supplement for
the
1981 Z250-A3.
olGNITION
TIMING
(See
Pg. 217)
oCAMSHAFT
CHAIN (See Pg. 217)
oTHROTTLE
CABLE (See Pg. 217)
oREAR
SHOCK ABSORBER (See Pg.217)
oLUBRICATION
(See Pg.218)
SPARK PLUGS
The
adjustment
procedures are
the same as those
for
the 1979
Z250-A 1
with
the
following exception.
Refer
to
Pg.
13.
Table N24 Spark Plugs
Type
NGK
D9EA
Gap
0.6
--
0.7
mm
Tightening
2.0
kg-m
(14.5 ft-lbs)
Torque
CARBURETORS
The precedures
are
the
same as those for the 1979
Z250·A
1 with the following exception.
Refer
to
Pgs. 18
-20.
Idling Adjustment
•Start the engine, and
warm
it
up thoroughly.
Adjust
the_
idle speed to
1,200
-1,300 rpm by turning
the idle adjusting screw.
A. Idle Adjusting Screw
• Open and close
the throttle a few
times to
make
sure
that
the idle speed does
not
change. Readjust
if
neces·
sary.
NOTE:
With
the engine
idle,
turn
the handlebar to
either
side.
If handlebar movement changes
idle speed,
SUPPLEMENT -1981 KZ305A 245
the
throttle
cable
may be improperly adjusted or in·
correctly
routed, or
it may
be damaged.
I
~ARNING •
Operation with improperly adjusted, in·
,. _ _ _ _. .. correctly routed, or damaged cable could
result in an unsafe riding condition.
FUEL SYSTEM
Water
anywhere in the fuel system can
cause
starting
difficulty,
poor running, and lack of power.
Clean
out
the fuel system as
follows:
I
WARNING , ,.
Clean the fuel system in a well·
.
..
ventilated area, and take ample care
that
there
are no sparks or flame anywhere near the
working
area.
2. Never clean out the fuel system when the engine
is
still warm.
3. Wipe any fuel off
the
engine before starting it.
•Run the ends of the overflow
tubes
into a suitable
container,
and
turn the tap to
the
"RES"
position.
• Loosen
the drain
screws to drain the tank and carbure-
tor float bowls
through
the overflow tubes
until
only
fuel comes
out,
and
tighten the
drain
screws.
Turn
the
tap
to the
"OFF" position.
A.
Drain Screw
B. Overflow Tube
If
any dirt comes out,
disassenbly
and clean the follow·
ing parts.
o
Fuel Tank
oFuel
Tap
oCarburetors (Pg.
246)
BRAKES
This motorcycle has
the front disc
and rear drum
brake system.
Adjust
the
front and
rear
brakes referr·
ing
to Pg. 25
(front
brake) and
Pg.
193 (rear brake).
WHEEL BALANCE
Balance
the wheels
according to
the procedures
shown
on Pg.
194.

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