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Rocker Arm Installation; Rocker Armftie-rod Bearing Removal; Rocker Armftie-rod Bearing Installation; Un;-trak Link Pivot Check - Kawasaki KDX200 Service Manual

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11
-
24 SUSPENSION
Rocker Arm Installation
.
AppiV plenty of molvbdenum disulfide grease to the
InSide
of
the
rocker arm hole, the outside of the
sleeve,
and the needle bearing
.
Torque the
following:
Torque
-
Rocker Arm Nut 88 N-m (9.0 kg-m
, 651t-lb)
Re
ar Shock Absorber Bolt
39 N-m (4.0
kg-m,
29 It-Ib)
T~rod
Nut 83 N-m (8.5
k(J-m,
61
It-Ib).
Swlngarm Pivot Nut 88 N-m (9.0
kg..m,
65
It-Ib)
Rocker
Arm/
Tie-
Rod
Bearing Removal
.
Remove the rocker arm for rocker arm bearing removal (see
this
chapter)
.
Remove the swingarm for
tie-
rod bearing removal (see this chapter)
.
Remove the g rease seals [A]
.
Remove the needle bearings [B] using a suitable bearing
driver
in the
bearing driver set.
Special Tool
-
Bearing Driver
Set
57001·11
29
Replace the bearings and sleeves
(C]
with new
ones.
Rocker
Arm/
Tie- Rod Bearing Installation
.
Apply plenty of molybdenum disulfide grease to the inside of new
needle bearings and the outside of the sleeves
.
Be sure to install the needle bearings so that the manufacturals marks
are faced out. This prevents bearing
damage.
o
Position the bearings [Al as
shown,
using a suitable bearing driver in
the bearing driver set (special tool)
.
Special Tool
-
Bearing Driver Set: 57001-1129
Un;- Trak Link
Pivot Check
.
Check the pivot of the
swingann and
uni-trak link (tie-rod and
rocker
ann) for wear periodically,
or
whenever excessive play is suspected
(see Swingann Pivot Check).
*
A small
amount
of play on the pivot is
nonnal
and no corrective action
is
needed.
However, if excessive play is felt. check the
5wingann,
and
uni-
trak link bearings lor wear, and replace them if necessary (see this
chapter)
.
Rocker
Arm/
Tie-Rod Bearing Inspection
.
The rollers in a needle bearing nonnally wear very
little,
and wear is
difficult to
measure.
Instead of measuring, inspect the bearing installed
for abrasion, color change, or other
damage.
*
If
there is any doubt as to the condition
of
any
of
the needle
bearings,
replace aU the sleeves, and needle bearings as a
set.
Rocker
Arm/Tie-Rod Sleeve Inspect;on
*
If there is visible damage, replace the sleeves and
all
the needle
bearings as a set.
5mm

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