Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Exhaust Device

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / Maintenance and adjustment / Exhaust Device

This motorcycle is equipped with a exhaust device system. This system controls the valve in the exhaust pipe and produces stable engine power at low and middle engine speed. This exhaust device is controlled by the ECU, and adjustment or maintenance should be done only by a competent mechanic following the instructions in the Service Manual.

Exhaust Device


A. Exhaust Device Cables

NOTICE

Do not adjust the exhaust device system by yourself. The maladjustment will cause the poor engine performance and engine damage.

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