Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Coolant Deterioration Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Cooling System / Coolant / Coolant Deterioration Inspection

If whitish cotton-like wafts are observed, aluminum parts in the cooling system are corroded. If the coolant is brown, iron or steel parts are rusting. In either case, flush the cooling system.

If the coolant gives off an abnormal smell, check for a cooling system leak. It may be caused by exhaust gas leaking into the cooling system.

Coolant Deterioration Inspection


Coolant Level Inspection

Refer to the Coolant Level Inspection in the PeriodicMaintenance chapter.

Coolant Draining

Refer to the Coolant Change in the Periodic Maintenance chapter.

Coolant Filling

Refer to the Coolant Change in the Periodic Maintenance chapter.

Coolant
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Pressure Testing
Remove: Upper Fairing Assembly (see Upper Fairing Assembly Removal in the Frame chapter) Radiator Cap [A] Remove the radiator cap in two steps. First turn the cap counterclockwise to the ...

Other materials:

Steering Play Inspection
Remove the lower fairings (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter). Raise the front wheel off the ground with the jack. Special Tools - Jack: 57001-1238 Jack Attachment: 57001-1608 With the front wheel pointing straight ahead, alternately tap each end of the handlebar. The f ...

Fuel Level Warning Indicator Light
: The fuel level warning indicators are activated when approximately 3.8 L (1.0 US gal) of fuel remains as follows: For models without KIBS: A. Fuel Level Warning Indicator Light B. “FUEL” Indication The fuel level warning indicator light ( ) goes on and “FUEL” blinks in the ...

IC Igniter Inspection
The IC igniter is built in the ECU [A]. Refer to the following items. Interlock Operation Inspection (see Interlock Operation Inspection) Ignition System Troubleshooting (see Ignition System section) ECU Power Supply Inspection (see ECU Power Supply Inspection in the Fuel System (D ...