Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Fuel Hose Replacement

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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. Cover the hose connection with a clean shop towel to prevent fuel spillage.

For Primary Fuel Hose (Fuel Tank Throttle Body Assy)


For Primary Fuel Hose (Fuel Tank  Throttle Body Assy)


When removing with standard tip screwdriver

When removing with fingers

When removing with fingers


NOTICE

Prying or excessively widening the joint lock ends for fuel hose removal will permanently deform the joint lock, resulting in a loose or incomplete lock that may allow fuel to leak and create the potential for a fire explosion. To prevent fire or explosion from a damaged joint lock, do not pry or excessively widen the joint lock ends when removing the fuel hose. The joint lock has a retaining edge that locks around the housing.

When removing with fingers


The fuel hose in Brazil model has yellow paint [B].

When removing with fingers


Check the yellow paint of the fuel hose in the throttle body assy side (Brazil model only).

When removing with fingers


When removing with fingers


WARNING

Leaking fuel can cause a fire or explosion resulting in severe burns. Make sure the fuel hose joint is installed correctly on the delivery pipe and that it doesn’t leak.

If it comes off, reinstall the hose joint.

For Secondary Fuel Hose (Throttle Body Assy Nozzle Assy)


For Secondary Fuel Hose (Throttle Body Assy  Nozzle Assy)


When removing with standard tip screwdriver

When removing with fingers

When removing with fingers


NOTICE

Prying or excessively widening the joint lock ends for fuel hose removal will permanently deform the joint lock, resulting in a loose or incomplete lock that may allow fuel to leak and create the potential for a fire explosion. To prevent fire or explosion from a damaged joint lock, do not pry or excessively widen the joint lock ends when removing the fuel hose. The joint lock has a retaining edge that locks around the housing.

When removing with fingers


The fuel hose in Brazil model has yellow paint [B].

When removing with fingers


Check the yellow paint of the fuel hose in the throttle body assy side (Brazil model only).

When removing with fingers


WARNING

Leaking fuel can cause a fire or explosion resulting in severe burns. Make sure the fuel hose joint is installed correctly on the delivery pipe and that it doesn’t leak.

If it comes off, reinstall the hose joint.

When removing with fingers


When removing with fingers


NOTICE

When inserting the fuel hose joint, do not apply strong force to the delivery pipe [E] on the nozzle assy. The pipe made from resin could be damaged.

NOTICE

When pushing and pulling the fuel hose joint, do not apply strong force to the delivery pipe [C] on the nozzle assy. The pipe made from resin could be damaged.

Fuel Hose Replacement


WARNING

Leaking fuel can cause a fire or explosion resulting in severe burns. Make sure the fuel hose joint is installed correctly on the delivery pipe and that it doesn’t leak.

If it comes off, reinstall the hose joint.

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