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Camshaft Installation - Kawasaki KX450F Service Manual

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Bolt [A]
Auto-Decompressor [B] (with the sprocket)
Circlips [A]

Camshaft Installation

Assemble the auto-decompressor weights [A] and spring
[B] to install it to the sprocket [C].
Replace the circlips [D] with new ones, and install them.
Apply a non-permanent locking agent to camshaft
sprocket bolts.
Fit the recess [E] of the weight and projection [F] of the
camshaft, and install it.
Torque - Camshaft Sprocket Bolt [G]: 12 N·m (1.2 kgf·m,
104 in·lb)
Apply molybdenum disulfide oil to the ball bearing, all cam
and journal surfaces of the camshaft.
If the camshaft is replaced with a new part, apply a thin
coat of molybdenum disulfide grease to the cam and jour-
nal surfaces.
First, bring the crankshaft to the TDC (of either the com-
pression or exhaust stroke).
Place a wrench over the balancer weight nut and turn
it counterclockwise to align the TDC mark [A] with the
center of the groove [B] of the inspection hole.


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    quantidade oleo suspencao kx 450 f