Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Brush Lead Inspection

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Special Tool - Hand Tester: 57001-1394

If there is not close to zero ohms, the brush lead has an open. Replace the brush plate assy.

Brush Lead Inspection


Armature Inspection
Using the × 1 Ω hand tester range, measure the resistance between any two commutator segments [A]. Special Tool - Hand Tester: 57001-1394 If there is a high resistance or no readin ...

Right-hand End Cover Inspection
Using the highest hand tester range, measure the resistance as shown. Terminal Bolt and Right-hand End Cover [A] Terminal Bolt and Negative Brushes [B] Special Tool - Hand Tester: 57001- ...

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Armature Inspection
Using the × 1 Ω hand tester range, measure the resistance between any two commutator segments [A]. Special Tool - Hand Tester: 57001-1394 If there is a high resistance or no reading (∞) between any two segments, a winding is open and the starter motor must be replaced. ...

Alternator Inspection
There are three types of alternator failures: short, open (wire burned out), or loss in rotor magnetism. A short or open in one of the coil wires will result in either a low output, or no output at all. A loss in rotor magnetism, which may be caused by dropping or hitting the alternator, by leav ...

Cylinder Head Removal
Remove: Thermostat Housing (see Thermostat Removal in the Cooling System chapter) Exhaust Pipe (see Exhaust Pipe Removal) Camshafts (see Camshaft Removal) Heat Insulation Plate [A] (see Engine Removal in the Engine Removal/Installation chapter) Place a container under the coolant dr ...