Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Fuel Flow Rate Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Fuel System (DFI) / Fuel Line / Fuel Flow Rate Inspection

WARNING

Gasoline is extremely flammable and can be explosive under certain conditions, creating the potential for serious burns. Make sure the area is well-ventilated and free from any source of flame or sparks; this includes any appliance with a pilot light. Do not smoke. Turn the ignition switch OFF.

Be prepared for fuel spillage; any spilled fuel must be completely wiped up immediately.

NOTE

Be sure the battery is fully charged.

Special Tool - Fuel Hose: 57001-1607

Be sure to place a piece of cloth around the fuel outlet pipe of the fuel pump.

Fuel Line


WARNING

Fuel is flammable and explosive under certain conditions and can cause severe burns. Be prepared for fuel spillage; any spilled fuel must be completely wiped up immediately. When the fuel hose is disconnected, fuel spills out from the hose and the pipe because of residual pressure. Cover the hose connection with a piece of clean cloth to prevent fuel spillage.

WARNING

Wipe off spilled out fuel immediately.

Be sure to hold the measuring cylinder vertical.

Fuel Flow Rate Inspection


The fuel pump should operate for 3 seconds, and then should stop.

NOTICE

Do not drive the fuel pump 3 seconds or more without the fuel in the fuel tank. If the fuel pump is driven without the fuel, it may be damaged.

Amount of Fuel Flow Standard: 67 mL (2.3 US oz.) or more for 3 seconds

If the fuel flow is much less than the specified, replace the fuel pump (see Fuel Pump Removal/Installation).

Fuel Pressure Inspection
NOTE Be sure the battery is fully charged. Remove: Fuel Tank Covers (see Fuel Tank Removal) Fuel Tank Bolts (see Fuel Tank Removal) Primary Fuel Hose (see Fuel Hose Replacement in the Per ...

Fuel Pump
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Other materials:

Special Tools and Sealant
Compression Gauge, 20 kgf/cm²: 57001-221 Valve Spring Compressor Assembly: 57001-241 Valve Spring Compressor Adapter, 25: 57001-1019 Valve Seat Cutter, 45° - 27.5: 57001-1114 Valve Seat Cutter, 45° - 32: 57001-1115 Valve Seat Cutter, 32° - 28: 57001-1119 Valve Seat Cutter ...

Oil Pump Removal
Remove: Coolant (Drain, see Coolant Change in the Periodic Maintenance chapter) Engine Oil (Drain, see Engine Oil Change in the Periodic Maintenance chapter) Sidestand Switch Lead Connector [A] (Disconnect) Bolt [B] and Water Pipe [C] Water Pump Cover Bolts [D] Water Pump Cover [E ...

Exhaust Butterfly Valve Actuator Removal
NOTICE Never drop the exhaust butterfly valve actuator especially on a hard surface. Such a shock to the actuator can damage it. Remove: Front Seat (see Front Seat Removal in the Frame chapter) Clamp [A] Screws [B] and Washers Slide the covers [A] and loosen the lock nuts [B] ...