Kawasaki J300 - Service manual > Others
Chassis Parts Lubrication
- Before lubricating each part, clean off any rusty spots with rust remover and wipe off any grease, oil, dirt, or grime.
- Lubricate the points listed below with indicated lubricant.
- Whenever the vehicle has been operated under wet or rainy conditions, or especially after using a high-pressure water spray, perform the general lubrication.
Pivots: Lubricate with Grease.
Points: Lubricate with Grease.
Throttle Inner Cable Upper and Lower Ends [A]
Cables: Lubricate with Rust Inhibitor.
- Lubricate the cables by seeping the oil between the cable and housing.
- The cable may be lubricated by using a commercially available pressure cable lubricator with an aerosol cable lubricant.
- With the cable disconnected at both ends, the inner cable should move
freely [A] within the cable housing.
If cable movement is not free after lubricating, if the cable is frayed [B], or if the cable housing is kinked [C], replace the cable.
Condition of Bolts, Nuts and Fasteners Tightness Inspection
- Check the tightness of the bolts and nuts listed here. Also, check to see that each cotter pin is in place and in good condition.
- For the engine fasteners, check the tightness of them when the engine is cold (at room temperature).
If there are loose fasteners, retighten them to the specified torque following the specified tightening sequence.
Refer to the appropriate chapter for torque specifications.
If torque specifications are not in the appropriate chapter, see the Standard Torque Table. For each fastener, first loosen it by 1/2 turn, then tighten it.
If cotter pins are damaged, replace them with new ones.
Bolt, Nut and Fastener to be checked
- Engine Holder Nuts
- Engine Mounting Nut
- Exhaust Pipe Holder Nuts
- Muffler Body Clamp Bolt
- Muffler Body Mounting Bolts
- Radiator Bolts
- Front Axle Clamp Bolt
- Front Axle
- Rear Axle Nut
- Brake Lever Pivot Bolt Locknut
- Caliper Mounting Bolts
- Master Cylinder Clamp Bolts
- Front Fork Clamp Bolts
- Rear Shock Absorber Bolts and Nuts
- Handlebar Mounting Nut
- Steering Stem Lock Nut
- Front Fender Mounting Bolts
- Sub Frame Bolts
- Side Stand Bolt
- Center Stand Bolts and Nuts
The headlight beam is adjustable vertically. Inspect the headlight beam for aiming. If necessary, adjust the headlight beam. Remove the front center cover (see Front Center Cover Removal in the Frame chapter). Adjust the headlight up or down by turning the adjuster.