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Transmission Oil; Oil Level Inspection; Oil Change - Kawasaki KX125 1990 Service Manual

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7-6 ENGINE BOTTOM END/TRANSMISSION
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Transmission Oil
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In
order for the transmission and clutch
to
function
properly.
always maintain the transmission oil at the
proper
level
and change
the
oil
periodically.
AWARNING
Motorcycle
operatlon with
Insufficient. deterio-
rated.
or contaminated t,ansmlssIon oil will cause
accelerated wear and may result In transmission
salzure, accident.
and
Injury.
Oil Leve/ln spection
-
Situate
the
motorcycle so
that
it
is perpendicu
la
r
to the
ground.
-I
f
the motorcycle has just been
used, wait several
minutes
un
til
the
oil settles
.
-
Check that the oil
level
comes
up
between
the upper
and
lower levels
through the oi
l
level gauge on the
clutch cover.
KX125
A.
Oi
l level
Cauge
C.
lower leve
l
B.
Upper l
evel
KX250
A.
Oil
level
Cauge
C.
lower
l
evel
B.
Upper
level
*
If
the
oil leve
l
is
too
high,
remove
the excess oil
using
a syringe or some other suitable device
.
*
If
the oil level is too
low,
add the correct amount
of oil through the oil filler
opening.
Use
the
same
type and make of oil that
is
already in the
engine.
NOTE
o
ff the transmission oil type and make are
unknown,
use any brand of the specified oil
to top
up the level
in
preference to running
the
engine with
the
oil level
low.
Then at
your
earliest
convenience,
change the
oil
completely.
Oil
Change
.
Warm up the engine thoroughly so
that the
oi
l
will
pick up any
sediment
and drain
easily.
Then
stop
t
he
engine.
.
Place an oil pan
beneath
the engine.
.
Remove
the transmission
oil
drain
plug
on the bottom
of the
engine,
and
let the
oil drain
completely.
NOTE
OHoid the motorcycle upright so that the oil may
drain
completely.
A.
Transmission Oil
Draim Plug
Check
the
gasket at 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
tighten it
to the
specified
torque.
Tightening
torque:
20 N-m (2.0
kg-m.
14.5 fHb)
Fill
the engine with a good quality motor oil
specified.
Check
the
oil
level.
Transmissbl 01
Grade:
SE
class
ViscosIty:
SAE
10W30
or
10W40
Amount:
KX126
10(250
0.7 L
0 .8 L

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