Unscrew the bolts [A] and take off the alternator cover [B].
Discard and replace the gasket with a new one.
Apply silicone sealant to the area [A] to the crankshaft
sensor wire grommet [B].
Stator Lead Grommet [C]
Sealant - Kawasaki Bond (Silicone Sealant): 56019–120
Tighten the cover bolts.
Torque - Alternator Cover Bolts: 11 N·m (1.1 kgf·m, 97 in·lb)
Alternator Cover Assembly
Install each shift shaft grease seal [A] with the lip [B] facing
inside the alternator cover [C] until the seal side is even
[D] with the end of the hole.
Apply a little high temperature grease on the lips.
Alternator Inner Cover Removal
Drain the engine oil (see Engine Lubrication System
Using the jack [A] and the attachment jack [B], raise the
front and rear wheels just off the ground.
Frame Pipe Rib [C]
Special Tools - Jack: 57001-1238
Attachment Jack: 57001-1398
Fuel Tank (see Fuel System chapter)
Alternator Outer Cover and Alternator Cover (see this
Alternator Lead Connectors
Loosen the front and rear exhaust pipe holder nuts, and
both chamber bolts.
Support the front part of the engine bottom [D], using a
commercially available jack [E].
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 16-31