Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Exhaust Butterfly Valve Actuator Resistance Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Self-Diagnosis System / Exhaust Butterfly Valve Actuator (Service Code 63) / Exhaust Butterfly Valve Actuator Resistance Inspection

Special Tool - Hand Tester: 57001-1394

Exhaust Butterfly Valve Actuator Resistance Connections: P lead ←→ GY lead Standard: 5 200 Ω (for reference)


If the reading is 0 or infinity (∞) Ω, replace the exhaust butterfly valve actuator.

If the reading is in specification, remove the ECU and check the wiring for continuity between main harness connectors.

Disconnect the ECU and actuator connectors.

Exhaust Butterfly Valve Actuator Resistance Inspection


Wiring Inspection ECU Connector [A] ←→ Exhaust Butterfly Valve Actuator Connector [B] W/R lead (ECU terminal 45) [C] W/BL lead (ECU terminal 46) [D]

Exhaust Butterfly Valve Actuator Resistance Inspection


If the wiring is good, check the ECU for its ground and power supply (see ECU Power Supply Inspection in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter).

If the ground and power supply are good, replace the ECU (see ECU Removal/Installation in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter).

Exhaust Butterfly Valve Actuator Circuit

Exhaust Butterfly Valve Actuator Circuit


1. ECU

2. Exhaust Butterfly Valve Actuator

Exhaust Butterfly Valve Actuator Inspection
NOTE Be sure the battery is fully charged Remove the front seat (see Front Seat Removal in the Frame chapter). Turn the ignition switch to ON. In the left side view of the motorcycle, check ...

Air Switching Valve (Service Code 64)
Air Switching Valve Removal/Installation Refer to the Air Switching Valve Removal/Installation in the Engine Top End chapter. Air Switching Valve Inspection Refer to the Air Switching Val ...

Other materials:

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 first stop. Then push and turn it further in the same direction and remove the cap. Install the ...

Rear Caliper Removal
Remove: Bolt [A] Rear Wheel Rotation Sensor [B] Loosen the banjo bolt [C] at the brake hose lower end, and tighten it loosely. Loosen the caliper holder pin [D]. Remove the rear wheel (see Rear Wheel Removal in the Wheels/Tires chapter). Unscrew the banjo bolt and remove t ...

Charging Voltage Inspection
Check the battery condition (see Charging Condition Inspection). Warm up the engine to obtain actual alternator operating conditions. Remove the front seat (see Front Seat Removal in the Frame chapter). Check that the ignition switch is turned off, and connect the hand tester [A] to t ...