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:

Oxygen Sensor Removal (Equipped Models)
Remove: Fuel Tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Right Lower Fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter) Disconnect the oxygen sensor lead connector [A]. NOTICE Do not pull strongly, twist, or bend the oxygen sensor lead. This may cause the wi ...

Water Pump Housing Disassembly
NOTICE Do not damage the hole wall of the water pump housing. Insert a bar [A] into the pump housing [B], and hammer evenly around the circumference of the mechanical seal bottom [C]. Take the oil seal [A] out of the housing [B] with a hook [C]. ...

Spring Plate Free Play Adjustment
NOTE The free play adjustment is performed by replacing the steel plate(s). Measure the clutch spring plate free play (see Clutch Spring Plate Free Play Measurement), and then replace the steel plate(s) which brings the free play within the usable range. Spring Plate Free Play Usable ...