Kawasaki KX65 Motorcycle User Manual

Engine Sprocket Removal
Magneto Cover
Drive Chain [A] (free of engine sprocket)
Remove the circlip [B], and pull off the engine sprocket
Special Tool - Outside Circlip Pliers: 57001-144
Engine Sprocket Installation
Replace the circlip with a new one.
Install the circlip so that the tooth is aligned with a spline
Special Tool - Outside Circlip Pliers: 57001-144
Rear Sprocket Remova l
Remove the rear wheel (see Wheels/Tires chapter).
Do not lay the wheel on the ground with the disc
facing down. This can damage of warp the disc.
Place blocks under the wheel so that the disc does
not touch the ground.
Unscrew the rear sprocket bolts [A], and remove the rear
sprocket [B].
Rear Sprocke t Installation
Install the rear sprocket [A] so that the marked side [B]
faces out.
Tighten the rear sprocket bolts.
Torque - Rear Sprocket Bolts: 26 N·m (2.7 kgf·m, 20 ft·lb)
Sprocket Wear Inspection
Visually inspect the front and rear sprocket teeth.
If the teeth are worn as illustrated, replace the sprocket,
and inspect the drive chain and engine sprocket (see
Drive Chain Wear Inspection).
Worn Tooth (Engine Sprocket) [A]
Worn Tooth (Rear Sprocket) [B]
Direction of Rotation [C]
If a sprocket requires replacement, the drive chain
is probably worn also. Upon replacing the rear
sprocket, inspect the chain and engine sprocket.
Sprocket wear is exaggerated for illustration.