Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Fluid Level Inspection

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Fluid Level Inspection


A. Front Brake Fluid Reservoir

B. Upper Level Line

C. Lower Level Line

Fluid Level Inspection


A. Rear Brake Fluid Reservoir

B. Upper Level Line

C. Lower Level Line

WARNING

Mixing brands and types of brake fluid can reduce the brake system’s effectiveness and cause an accident resulting in injury or death. Do not mix two brands of brake fluid. Change the brake fluid in the brake line completely if the brake fluid must be refilled but the type and brand of the brake fluid that is already in the reservoir are unidentified.

NOTE

First, tighten until slight resistance is felt, which indicates that the cap is seated on the reservoir body, and tighten the cap an additional 1/6 turn while holding the brake fluid reservoir body.

Fluid Level Inspection


A. Reservoir

B. Cap

C. Clockwise

D. 1/6 turn

Fluid Change

Have the brake fluid changed by an authorized Kawasaki dealer.

Fluid Requirement
Use heavy-duty brake fluid only from a container marked DOT4. NOTICE Do not spill brake fluid onto any painted surface. Do not use fluid from a container that has been left open or that has b ...

Front and Rear Brakes
Disc and disc pad wear is automatically compensated for and has no effect on the brake lever or pedal action. So there are no parts that require adjustment on the front and rear brakes. ...

Other materials:

Cylinder Compression Measurement
NOTE Use the battery which is fully charged. Warm up the engine thoroughly. Stop the engine. Remove the spark plugs (see Spark Plug Replacement in the Periodic Maintenance chapter). Attach the compression gauge [A] and adapter [B] firmly into the spark plug hole. Using the startermo ...

Water Temperature Sensor Removal/Installation
NOTICE Never drop the water temperature sensor especially on a hard surface. Such a shock to the sensor can damage it. Remove the throttle body assy (see Throttle Body Assy Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Drain the coolant (see Coolant Change in the Periodic Maintenance c ...

Rebound Damping Force Adjustment
The rebound damping force adjuster is located at the upper end of the rear shock absorber. A. Rebound Damping Force Adjuster B. To increase damping force C. To decrease damping force Using a screwdriver turn the rebound damping force adjuster clockwise to increase rebound damping or ...