Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Crankshaft Sensor Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Electrical System / Ignition System / Crankshaft Sensor Inspection

Special Tool - Hand Tester: 57001-1394

Crankshaft Sensor Resistance Connections: Meter (+) → Y lead Meter (–) → BK lead Standard: 376 564 Ω


Crankshaft Sensor Inspection


If there is more resistance than the specified value, the coil has an open lead and must be replaced. Much less than this resistance means the coil is shorted, and must be replaced.

Any tester reading less than infinity (∞) indicates a short, necessitating replacement of the crankshaft sensor.

Crankshaft Sensor Installation
Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the crankshaft sensor bolts [A]. Tighten: Torque - Crankshaft Sensor Bolts: 5.9 N·m (0.60 kgf·m, 52 in·lb) Using a high flash-point solvent, clea ...

Crankshaft Sensor Peak Voltage Inspection
NOTE Be sure the battery is fully charged. Using the peak voltage adapter [A] is more reliable way to determine the condition of the crankshaft sensor than crankshaft sensor internal resista ...

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Balance Weight Installation
Check if the weight portion has any play on the blade [A] and clip [B]. If it does, discard it. WARNINGUnbalanced wheels can create an unsafe riding condition. If the balance weight has any play on the rib of the rim, the blade and/or clip have been stretched. Replace th ...

Rear Shock Absorber Inspection
Remove the rear shock absorber (see Rear Shock Absorber Removal). Visually inspect the following items. Smooth Stroke Oil Leakage Crack or Dent If there is any damage to the rear shock absorber, replace it. Visually inspect the rubber bushing [A]. If it show any signs o ...

Turn Signal Relay Inspection
Remove the battery (see Battery Removal). Take the turn signal relay [A] off the rear fender. Disconnect the connector [B]. Connect one 12 V battery and turn signal lights as indicated in the figure, and count how many times the lights blink for one minute. Turn Signal Relay ...