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:

Oil Cooler Installation
Replace the O-ring [A] with a new one. Apply grease to the new O-ring. Install the water hoses and hose clamps [A] as shown in the figure. Water Hose (About 300 mm, 11.8 in.) [B] Water Hose (About 130 mm, 5.1 in.) [C] Yellow Paint [D] Tighten: Torque - Water Hose Clamp S ...

KIBS Warning Indicator Light (For models equipped with KIBS)
The yellow warning indicator light in the meter unit functions as the KIBS warning indicator light. The yellow warning indicator light and warning symbol “KIBS” go on if there is a malfunction in the KIBS system. When the warning light is on, the KIBS system stops functioning. However, th ...

Coolant Deterioration Inspection
Remove the right lower fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter). Visually inspect the coolant in the reserve tank [A]. 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. I ...