2018 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 — Owner's Manual – Page #123

Posted on 29 Jan, 2019
Model: 2018 Kawasaki Versys-X 300
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122 MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT
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NOTE
After the adjustment is m ade, start
the engine and check that the clutch
does not slip and that it releases
properly.
Drive Chain
Drive Chain Lubrication
Lubrication is necessary after riding
through rain or on wet roads, or any
time that the chain appears dry.
Use a lubricant for sealed chains to
prevent deterioration of chain seals. If
the ch a in is especially dirty, clean it
using a cleaner for sealed chains fol-
lowing the instructions supplied by the
chain cleaner manufacturer.
Apply lubricant to the sides of the
rollers so that it will penetra te to the
rollers and b ushings. Apply lubr icant
to the seals so that the seals will be
coated with lubricant. Wipe off any
excess lubricant.
Wipe off any lubricant that gets on the
tire surface.
DriveChainSlackInspection
Set the motorcycle up on its side
stand.
Clean the chain if it is dirty, and lubri-
cate it if it appears dry.
Rotate the rear wheel to find the po-
sition where the chain is tightest, and

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