Kawasaki J300 - Service manual > Final Drive

Periodic Maintenance / Final Drive

WARNING Motorcycle operation with insufficient, deteriorated, or contaminated oil causes accelerated wear of the final and countershaft gears, and may result in seizure. Seizure can lock the rear wheel and skid the rear tire, with consequent loss of control.

Change the final gear case oil according to the periodic maintenance chart.

Final Gear Case Oil Change

Final Drive

WARNING Oil on tires can cause loss of traction and an accident resulting in serious injury or death. When draining or filling the final gear case, do not spill oil the tire or rim. Clean any oil that may spill with a high flash-point solvent.

Final Drive

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 Kawasaki J300 - Service manual > Converter

Drive Belt Wear Inspection Remove the left crankcase cover (see Left Crankcase Cover Removal in the Converter System chapter). Clean the drive belt [A] and pulley faces. Inspect the drive belt for cracks or wear.

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