Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Battery Ground

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / General Information / Before Servicing / Battery Ground

Before completing any service on the motorcycle, disconnect the battery cables from the battery to prevent the engine from accidentally turning over. Disconnect the ground cable (–) first and then the positive (+). When completed with the service, first connect the positive (+) cable to the positive (+) terminal of the battery then the negative (–) cable to the negative terminal.

Battery Ground


Edges of Parts

Lift large or heavy parts wearing gloves to prevent injury from possible sharp edges on the parts.

Edges of Parts


Solvent

Use a high flash-point solvent when cleaning parts. High flash-point solvent should be used according to directions of the solvent manufacturer.

Solvent


Before Servicing
Before starting to perform an inspection service or carry out a disassembly and reassembly operation on a motorcycle, read the precautions given below. To facilitate actual operations, notes, ill ...

Cleaning Vehicle before Disassembly
Clean the vehicle thoroughly before disassembly. Dirt or other foreign materials entering into sealed areas during vehicle disassembly can cause excessive wear and decrease performance of the vehic ...

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Electrical Wiring
Wiring Inspection Visually inspect the wiring for signs of burning, fraying, etc. If any wiring is poor, replace the damaged wiring. Pull each connector [A] apart and inspect it for corrosion, dirt, and damage. If the connector is corroded or dirty, clean it carefully. If it is da ...

Front Fork Inspection
Holding the brake lever, pump the front fork up and down several times to inspect smooth stroke. Visually inspect the front fork for oil leakage, scoring or scratches on the outer surface of the inner tube. If any doubt about the front fork, it should be checked by an authorized K ...

Subthrottle Valve Actuator Resistance Inspection
Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Disconnect the subthrottle valve actuator connector [A]. Connect a digital meter to the subthrottle valve actuator connector [A]. Measure the subthrottle valve actuator resistance. Subthrottle Valve Actuator Resistance Connections: Y/BK lead [1 ...