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Muffler; Muffler Removal; Muffler Installation; Muffler Baffle Replacement - Kawasaki KX450F Service Manual

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To avoid a serious burn, do not remove the muffler
when the engine is still hot. Wait until the muffler
cools down.

Muffler Removal

Loosen the muffler clamp bolt [A].
Remove the exhaust pipe holder nut [B].
Remove the exhaust pipe [C].
Seat (see Seat Removal in the Frame chapter)
Right Side Cover (see Side Cover Removal in the Frame
Remove the muffler mounting bolts [A].
Remove the muffler [B] from the back.

Muffler Installation

Replace the holder gasket [A] with a new one.
Check the gasket [B] at the clamp and replace it if it is
damaged. Make sure that the gasket is placed securely
outside the exhaust pipe.
Tighten the following bolts and nut according to the spe-
cific tightening sequence.
1. Exhaust Pipe Holder Nuts [A] (Temporary)
2. Muffler Mounting Bolts [B] (Temporary)
3. Muffler Mounting Bolts [C]
Torque - Muffler Mounting Bolts: 21 N·m (2.1 kgf·m, 15 ft·lb)
4. Muffler Mounting Bolts [B]
Torque - Muffler Mounting Bolts: 21 N·m (2.1 kgf·m, 15 ft·lb)
5. Exhaust Pipe Holder Nuts [A]
Torque - Exhaust Pipe Holder Nuts: 21 N·m (2.1 kgf·m, 15
6. Muffler Clamp Bolt [D]
Thoroughly warm up the engine, wait until the engine
cools down, and then retighten the exhaust pipe holder
nuts, and the clamp bolt securely.

Muffler Baffle Replacement

Refer to the Muffler Baffle Change in the Periodic Main-
tenance chapter.


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