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Level Inspection; Change - Kawasaki KDX200 Service Manual

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CRANKSHAFT/
TRANSMISSION 7
-
5
Transmission Oil
In order lor the transmission and
clutch
to function properly, always
maintain the transmiSSion oil at the proper
level
and change the oil
periodically.
AWARNING
Motorcycle
operation with
Insufficient, deteriorated,
or
contaminated
transmission 011 will
accelerate
wear and
may result
In
transmission
seizure,
accident,
and
Injury.
Level Inspection
Situate the motorcycle so that it is perpendicular
10
the ground.
*11
the motorcycle has Just been used. wait several minutes until the oil
settles.
*
11
the oil has just been
changed,
start the engine and run it for three
minutes at idle speed. This fi lls the transmission with oil. Stop the
engine, then
wait
several minutes until the oil settles.
NOTE
OBe
sure to idle the engine for correct oil level measurement
.
Check that the oil
level
comes up between the upper level
[A)
and
lower level
[8]
through the oil level gauge
(C]
on the clutch cover.
*11
the oil level
is
too high, remove the excess oil using a syringe or some
other suitable device.
*
11
the oil level
is
too low, add the correct amount of oil through the oil
filler opening. Use the same type and make of oillhat is already in the
engine.
NOTE
Olf
the transmission oil type and make are unknown, use any brand
of
the specified
oil
to
top off the level in preference to running the
engine with the oil level low.
Then at your earliest convenience,
change the oil completely.
Change
.
Warm up the engine thoroughly so that the oil will pick up any
sediment and drain easily. Then stop the engine.
Place an oil pan beneath the engine
.
Remove the transmission drain plug
[AJ
on the bottom of the engine,
and let the oil drain completely.
NOTE
OHold
the motorcycle upright so that the oil may drain completely.
Check the gasket al the drain plug for damage.
*
Replace the gasket with a new one
if
it
is
damaged
.
After the oil has completely drained out, install the drain plug with the
gasket, and torque
it.
Torqu
e
-
Transmission Drain Plug: 20 N-m
(2.0
kg-m,
14.5 ft·lb)
.
Fill the engine with a good quality motor oil specified.
CAllTlON
Measure
the
oil amount correclly according
to the
table
and
pour
In
the
oil.

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