Kawasaki Z1000SX - Service manual > Transmission Shaft Removal

Crankshaft/Transmission / Transmission / Transmission Shaft Removal

  • Split the crankcase (see Crankcase Splitting).
  • Remove the drive shaft [A] and output shaft [B].


Transmission Shaft Installation

  • Check to see that the set pins [A] and set rings [B] are in place.


  • Install the drive shaft and output shaft into the upper crankcase half.
  • Apply engine oil to the bearings.
    • The bearing set pins and rings must match properly with the holes or grooves in the bearing outer races. When they are properly matched, there is no clearance [A] between the crankcase and the bearing outer races.


  • Assemble the crankcase (see Crankcase Assembly).
  • Apply high-temperature grease to the oil seal lips.
  • Apply water-soluble lubricant to the out side surface of the oil seal [A].

    Sealant - ThreeBond: TB2720C

  • Press in the oil seal onto collar [B] so that the surface of the oil seal is flush with the surface [C] of the crankcase.


    See also:

     Kawasaki Z1000SX - Service manual > Transmission

     Kawasaki Z1000SX - Service manual > Transmission Shaft Disassembly

    Remove the transmission shafts (see Transmission Shaft Removal). Remove the circlips, and disassemble the transmission shafts. Special Tool - Outside Circlip Pliers: 57001-144 The 5th gear [A] on the output shaft has three steel balls assembled into it for the positive neutral finder mechanism.