Kawasaki KX65 Motorcycle User Manual

Ignition Timing
Ignition Timing Adju stment
Remove the magneto cover.
Check to see if the center mark of the three marks [A] on
the magneto stator plate is aligned with the mark [B] on
the crankcase.
If the marks are not aligned, loosen the magneto stator
plate mounting screws [C] and turn the stator [D].
Tighten the stator plate mounting screws securely.
Torque - Stator Plate Mounting Screws: 4.9 N·m (0.50
kgf·m, 43 in·lb)
Install the magneto cover.
Torque - Magneto Cover Bolts: 8.8 N·m (0.90 kgf·m, 78
The ignition timing can be adjusted for different power
band to suit to rider’s preference ability.
Remove the magneto cover.
Loosen the stator plate mounting screws.
Adjust the timing by shifting the stator position within the
three lines [A].
For best engine performance, it is very important to ad-
just the ignition timing within the adjustable range just
[A] Crankshaft Rotation
[B] Stator plate of movement
[C] Advance
[D] Retard
Tighten the stator plate mounting screws securely (see
Igniting Timing Adjustment).
Install the magneto cover.
Test ride the motorcycle and readjust the ignition timing if