Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Charging Condition Inspection

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Battery charging condition can be checked by measuring battery terminal voltage with a digital voltmeter [A].

Charging Condition Inspection


NOTICE

Be sure to disconnect the negative (–) cable first.

NOTE

Measure with a digital voltmeter which can be read one decimal place voltage.

If the reading is 12.8 V or more, refresh charge is not required, however, if the read is below the 12.8 V, refresh charge is required.

Battery Terminal Voltage Standard: 12.8 V or more

Terminal Voltage (V) [A] Battery Charge Rate (%) [B] Good [C] Refresh charge is required [D]

Charging Condition Inspection


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Refreshing Charge
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