5-22 ENGINE TOP END
Using the pry points [A], take the rocker case out of the
Unscrew the rocker shafts [A], and take the rocker arms
[B] out of the rocker case.
Take out the oil filters if necessary.
Remove the lash adjuster if necessary (see HLA Re-
The cylinder head and rocker case are machined
in the assembled state, so they must be used as a
set. Be careful not to mix them up for front and rear
Rocker Case Installation
Install the rocker arms [A] and retaining springs [B] on
each rocker shaft as shown. These retaining springs are
The rocker arm [C] of the exhaust side [D] next to the
chain tunnel is different from the others.
Be careful not to tip the rocker arm and not to allow the
oil to leak out of HLA.
Replace the O-rings [E] with new ones and install them
on the rocker shaft [F].
Apply molybdemurm disulfide grease to the rocker shafts.
Tighten the rocker shafts to the specified torque.
Torque - Rocker Shafts: 25 N·m (2.5 kgf·m, 18 ft·lb)
Apply silicone sealant [A] to the rocker case mating sur-
face and the outer circumference of the plugs as shown.
Sealant - Kawasaki Bond (Silicone Sealant): 56019-120
Do not apply silicone sealant around the camshaft bear-