Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Air Cleaner Intake

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / General information / Air Cleaner Intake

The air cleaner intake allows air to enter the fuel system. Never allow anything to restrict the flow of air into the air cleaner. A restricted air cleaner will reduce performance and increase exhaust emissions.

Air Cleaner Intake


A. Air Cleaner Intake

Tool Kit
The tool kit is located under the passenger’s seat. The kit contains tools that are helpful in making roadside repairs, adjustments, and some maintenance procedures explained in this manual. ...

Front Footpeg Position
The right and left front footpegs can be selected to one of two positions to suit the front preferences. Have the front footpeg positions changed by an authorized Kawasaki dealer. A. Bolts B ...

Other materials:

Air Cleaner
A clogged air cleaner restricts the engine’s air intake, increasing fuel consumption, reducing engine power, and causing spark plug fouling. This motorcycle’s air cleaner element consists of a wet paper filter, which cannot be cleaned. The air cleaner element must be replaced in acco ...

Fuel Type
Use clean, fresh unleaded gasoline with a minimum Antiknock Index of 90. The Antiknock Index is posted on service station pumps. The octane rating of a gasoline is a measure of its resistance to detonation or “knocking.” The Antiknock Index is an average of the Research Octane Number (R ...

Intake Air Temperature Sensor Removal
NOTICE Never drop the intake air temperature sensor especially on a hard surface. Such a shock to the sensor can damage it. Remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Disconnect the connector [A] from the intake air temperature sensor. Remove the da ...