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Wheel Alignment Adjustment; Drive Chain Wear Inspection - Kawasaki KX125 1990 Service Manual

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NOTE
oWheel
alignment
can also
be
checked using
the
straightedge or string
method.
AWARNING
Misalignment of the
wheel
will resutt
In abnormal
wear. and may resutt
in 8n
unsafe riding
con-
dition
.
Wheel Alignment Adjustment
This
procedure is the
same
as
Drive
Chain
Slack
Adjustment.
DrivB Chain Wear
Inspection
Rotate
the
rear wheel to
inspect
the drive
chain
fo
r
damaged
ro llers.
and
loose
pins and
links.
*
If
there
is
any irregularity.
replace
the drive
c
hain
.
*
Lubricate
the
drive chai
n
if
it
appears
dry.
Stretch
the
chain taut
by hanging
a
10
kg (20 Ib)
weight on
the
chai
n.
Measure the
length
of 20
links on
the
straight
pa
rt
of
the chain from the
p
in
center
of the 1st
pin
to
the
pin center
of
the
21
5t pin.
Since the
chain
may
wear
uneven
ly, take meas urements
at
several pla
ces.
...
If any
measurements
exceed the
se
rvi
ce
li
mit,
re-
place the
chain
. Also, re
pla
ce
the front and
rea
r
sprockets
when
the drive
chain
;s
repla
ced.
Drive
Chain
Wear Inspection
FINAL ORIVE
9-5
A. Weight
B.
Measure
Drive Chain
20-link
Length
Standard:
317.5
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
lock
the rear wheel, severely
damaging the
motor-
cycle
and causing It
to go
out of control.
Bushing
RoHer
I I
~
\
Pin Link
RoHer
Li nk
C::O)(
G)_ 10
lst
2nd
3rd
4th
20th
21st
I-
I..:::E-----
Measure
this
length
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