Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Engine Vacuum Synchronization

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / Maintenance and adjustment / Engine Vacuum Synchronization

Engine vacuum synchronization must be checked and adjusted periodically in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart by an authorized Kawasaki dealer.

NOTE

Poor engine vacuum synchronization will cause unstable idling, sluggish throttle response, and reduce engine power and performance.

Throttle Control System
Check the throttle grip play each day before riding the motorcycle, and carry out maintenance and adjustments in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart. Adjust it if necessary. Throttle G ...

Idle Speed
The idle speed inspection should be performed in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart. This motorcycle is equipped with the Idle Speed Control valve. If the idle speed is disturbed, i ...

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ESD Actuator Resistance Inspection
Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Remove the electronic steering damper unit (see Steering Damper Removal in the Steering chapter). Connect a digitalmeter to the ESD actuator connector [A]. Measure the ESD actuator resistance. ESD Actuator Resistance Connections: BK lead [1] ← ...

Compression Damping Force Adjustment
To adjust the compression damping force, turn the compression damping adjuster [A]. The standard adjuster setting is the 4 1/2 turns out from the fully clockwise position. WARNINGIf both adjusters are not adjusted equally, handling may be impaired and a hazardous condition ma ...

General Lubrication
Lubricate the points shown below, with either motor oil or regular grease, in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart or whenever the vehicle has been operated under wet or rainy conditions. Before lubricating each part, clean off any rusty spots with rust remover and wipe off any g ...