Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: General Lubrication

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / Maintenance and adjustment / General Lubrication

Lubricate the points shown below, with either motor oil or regular grease, in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart or whenever the vehicle has been operated under wet or rainy conditions.

Before lubricating each part, clean off any rusty spots with rust remover and wipe off any grease, oil, dirt, or grime.

NOTE

A few drops of oil are effective to keep bolts and nuts from rusting and sticking. This makes removal easier.

Badly rusted nuts, bolts, etc., should be replaced with new ones.

Apply motor oil to the following pivots

Lubricate the following cables with a pressure cable luber

Lubricate the following cables with a pressure cable luber


Apply grease to the following points

(K): Should be serviced by an authorized Kawasaki dealer.

NOTE

After connecting the cables, adjust them.

Fuses
Fuses are arranged in the fuse boxes located under the passenger’s seat and in the left fairing. The main fuse is located under the passenger’s seat. If a fuse fails during operation, inspec ...

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Other materials:

Oil Seal, Grease Seal
Do not remove pressed oil or grease seals unless removal is necessary. Replace with new ones whenever removed. Press new oil seals with manufacture and size marks facing out. Make sure the seal is aligned properly when installing. Apply specified grease to the lip of seal before installing ...

Idle Speed
The idle speed inspection should be performed in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart. This motorcycle is equipped with the Idle Speed Control valve. If the idle speed is disturbed, inspection of the idle speed control should be done by an authorized Kawasaki dealer. NOTE While ...

Fuel Tank Cap
To open the fuel tank cap, pull up the key hole cover. Insert the ignition key into the fuel tank cap and turn the key to the right. To close the cap, push it down into place with the key inserted. The key can be removed by turning it to the left to the original position. Close the key hol ...