Kawasaki Z1000SX - Service manual > Oil Screen

Oil Screen Removal

  • Remove:
    Oil Pan (see Oil Pan Removal)
    Oil Screen [A]

Oil Screen

Oil Screen Installation

  • Clean the oil screen (see Oil Screen Cleaning).
  • Replace the O-ring [A] with a new one, and install it.
  • Apply grease to the O-ring.
  • Install the rubber damper [B] to the oil pressure relief valve.
  • Install the oil screen.

Oil Screen

Oil Screen Cleaning

  • Remove the oil screen (see Oil Screen Removal).
  • Clean the oil screen with a high-flash point solvent and remove the particles stuck.
  • Blow away the particles by applying compressed air [A] from the inside to the outside (from the clean side to the dirty side).

Oil Screen

WARNING Gasoline and low-flash point solvents can be flammable and/or explosive and cause severe burns. Clean the screen in a well-ventilated area, and take care that there are no sparks or flame anywhere near the working area; this includes any appliance with a pilot light. Do not use gasoline or a low-flash point solvent to clean the screen.


  • While cleaning the screen, check for any metal particles that might indicate internal engine damage.


  • Check the screens carefully for any damage.

    If the screen is damaged, replace the oil screen.

    See also:

     Kawasaki Z1000SX - Service manual > Oil Pan

    Oil Pan Removal Remove: Exhaust Pipe (see Exhaust Pipe Removal in the Engine Top End chapter) Oil Filter (see Oil Filter Replacement in the Periodic Maintenance chapter) Oil Pan Bolts [A] Oil Pan [B] Remove the following parts if necessary. Oil Screen (see Oil Screen Removal) Oil Pipe (see Oil Pipe Removal) Oil Pressure Relief Valve (see Oil Pressure Relief Valve Removal)

     Kawasaki Z1000SX - Service manual > Oil Pressure Relief Valve

    Oil Pressure Relief Valve Removal Remove: Oil Screen (see Oil Screen Removal) Oil Pressure Relief Valve [A]