Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Hoses and Pipes

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Cooling System / Hoses and Pipes

Hose Installation

The clamp screws should be positioned correctly to prevent the clamps from contacting the other parts.

Tighten: Torque - Water Hose Clamp Screws: 3.0 N·m (0.31 kgf·m, 27 in·lb)

Hose Installation


Hose Inspection

Refer to the Radiator Hose and Pipe Inspection in the Periodic Maintenance chapter.

Thermostat Inspection
Remove the thermostat (see Thermostat Removal). Inspect the thermostat valve [A] at room temperature. If the valve is open, replace the thermostat with a new one. To check valve openi ...

Water Temperature Sensor
Water Temperature Sensor Removal/Installation Refer to the Water Temperature Sensor Removal/Installation in the Self-Diagnosis System chapter. Water Temperature Sensor Inspection Refer to the Wat ...

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Tire Tread Wear Inspection
As the tire tread wears down, the tire becomes more susceptible to puncture and failure. An accepted estimate is that 90% of all tire failures occur during the last 10% of tread life (90% worn). So it is false economy and unsafe to use the tires until they are bald. Measure the tread depth a ...

Front Forks/Rear Shock Absorber Operation Inspection
Pump the forks down and up [A] 4 or 5 times, and inspect the smooth stroke. If the forks do not smoothly or noise is found, inspect the fork oil level or fork clamps (see Front Fork Oil Change in the Suspension chapter). Pump the rear seat down and up [A] 4 or 5 times, and inspec ...

Thermostat Inspection
Remove the thermostat (see Thermostat Removal). Inspect the thermostat valve [A] at room temperature. If the valve is open, replace the thermostat with a new one. To check valve opening temperature, suspend the thermostat [A] in a container of water and raise the temperature of ...