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Wear Inspection; Lubrication; Removal - Kawasaki KDX200 Service Manual

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Wear Inspection
Rotate the rear wheel to inspect the d rive chain for damaged rollers,
and loose pins
and
links.
If there is any irregularity. replace
t
he drive chain
.
*
l ubrlcale Ihe drive chain
ji
lt
appears dry
.
Stretch Ihe chain taut by
hang ing
a 10 kg (22Ib) weight [Al on the
chain
.
• M
easure the lenglh
(Bl
of 20 links on the straight part
[el
o
f t
he chain
Irom the pin cenler of the 1
51
pin to the pin cen ter of the 21 S
I
pin
wit
h
a tape measure [
D].
Since the chain may wear unevenly, take
measurements
al
several places.
*
If any
m
easurements exceed the service
lim
it. replace the
chain.
Also.
replace the front and rear sprocke ts when the drive chain is
replaced.
Chain 20-Link Length
Standard:
317.5
-
318.2 mm
Service Limit:
323 mm
AWARNING
If the drive chain wear exceeds the service limit, replace the chain
or an unsafe riding condition may result. A chain that breaks or
jumps
off
the sprockets could snag on the engine sprocket or loci!: the
rear
wheel,
severely damaging the
motorcycle
and causing It to go
out 01 control.
Standard Chain
Make:
OAIOO
Type:
DID 52005 5
Link:
108 Links
Lubrication
e
ll the chain appears especially dirty,
it
shou
ld
be
cleaned
before
lu
bricat
ion
wit
h a high flash-
point
solvent.
.
Apply oil to the sides of the rollers so that
o
il
w
ill penetrate to the
rollers
and
bushings .
Wipe off any excess oil.
Removal
• Remove t
he engine
sprocket cover
.
Remove
t
he
dip
[Al from t he master
link
using pliers,
and
free the drive
chain
from
the rear sprocket.
eRemove
t
he drive c hain
from
the chassis.
FINAL DRIVE 9-5
~®~
1st
21st

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