Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Engine Oil Change

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Periodic Maintenance / Periodic Maintenance Procedures / Replacement Parts / Engine Oil Change

The oil in the oil filter can be drained by removing the filter (see Oil Filter Replacement).

Torque - Engine Oil Drain Bolt: 29 N·m (3.0 kgf·m, 21 ft·lb)

Engine Oil Change


Engine Oil Change


Recommended Engine Oil

Type: API SG, SH, SJ, SL or SM with JASO MA, MA1 or MA2

Viscosity: SAE 10W-40

Capacity: 2.9 L (3.1 US qt) (when filter is not removed) 3.3 L (3.5 US qt) (when filter is removed) 3.7 L (3.9 US qt) (when engine is completely dry)


NOTE

Replace the O-ring of the oil filler plug with a new one.

Apply engine oil to the new O-ring.

Install the oil filler plug.

Torque - Oil Filler Plug: Hand-tighten

Radiator Hose and O-ring Replacement
Drain the coolant (see Coolant Change). Remove: Upper Fairing Assembly (see Upper Fairing Assembly Removal in the Frame chapter) Thermostat Housing [A] (see Thermostat Removal in the Cool ...

Oil Filter Replacement
Drain the engine oil (see Engine Oil Change). Remove the left lower fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter). Remove the oil filter [A] with the oil filter wrench [B]. Spec ...

Other materials:

Brake Light Switch Operation Inspection
Turn the ignition switch to ON. The brake light (LED) [A] should go on when the brake lever is applied or after the brake pedal is depressed about 10 mm (0.39 in.). If it does not, adjust the brake light switch. Remove the front footpeg bracket (see Brake Pedal Removal in the B ...

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 ...

Radiator and Cooling Fan
Check the radiator fins for obstruction by insects or mud. Clean off any obstructions with a stream of low-pressure water. WARNINGThe cooling fan spins at high speed and can cause serious injuries. Keep your hands and clothing away from the cooling fan blades at all times. ...