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Drive Chain - Kawasaki KLX150L 2013 Owner's Manual

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MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT
NOTE
After the adjustment is made, start
the engine and check that the clutch
does not slip and that it releases
properly.

Drive Chain

Drive Chain Lubrication
Lubrication is necessary after riding
through rain or on wet roads, or any
time that the chain appears dry.
If the chain is especially dirty, clean it
using a cleaner for chains following the
instructions supplied by the chain
cleaner manufacturer.
Apply lubricant to the sides of the
rollers so that it will penetrate to the
rollers and bushings. Wipe off any
excess lubricant.
Wipe off any lubricant that gets on
the tire surface.
Drive Chain Slack Inspection
Raise the rear wheel off the ground.
Clean the chain if it is dirty, and lubri-
cate it if it appears dry.
Rotate the rear wheel to find the po-
sition where the chain is tightest, and
measure the maximum chain slack
by pulling up and pushing down the

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