Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Charging Voltage Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Electrical System / Charging System / Charging Voltage Inspection

Special Tool - Hand Tester: 57001-1394

Charging Voltage


Charging Voltage Inspection


If the charging voltage is kept between the values given in the table, the charging system is considered to be working normally.

If the charging voltage is much higher than the values specified in the table, the regulator/rectifier is defective or the regulator/rectifier leads are loose or open.

If the charging voltage does not rise as the engine speed increases, then the regulator/rectifier is defective or the alternator output is insufficient for the loads. Check the alternator and regulator/rectifier to determine which part is defective.

Alternator Rotor Installation
Using a cleaning fluid, clean off any oil or dirt on the following portions and dry them with a clean cloth. Crankshaft Tapered Portion [A] Alternator Rotor Tapered Portion [B] Install th ...

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 ...

Other materials:

Rear Frame Front Removal
Remove: Rear Frame Rear (see Rear Frame Rear Removal) Rear Fender Front (see Rear Fender Front Removal) Rear Footpeg Bracket Bolts [A] Rear Footpeg Bracket [B] Rear Frame Front Bolts [C] Left Rear Frame Front [D] Remove: Rear Footpeg Bracket Bolts [A] Rear Footpeg Bracke ...

Drive Chain
The drive chain slack and lubrication must be checked each day before riding the motorcycle and must be maintained in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart for safety and to prevent excessive wear. If the chain becomes badly worn or maladjusted - either too loose or too tight - the c ...

Crankshaft Sensor Peak Voltage Inspection
Refer to the Crankshaft Sensor Peak Voltage Inspection in the Electrical System chapter. If the reading is within the standard, remove the ECU and check the wiring for continuity between harness connectors. Special Tool - Hand Tester: 57001-1394 Disconnect the ECU and sensor connector ...