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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Rear Sprocket Warp Inspection
Raise the rear wheel off the ground with the stand so that it will turn freely. Set a dial gauge [A] against the rear sprocket [B] near the teeth as shown in the figure, and rotate [C] the rear wheel to measure the sprocket runout (warp). The difference between the highest and lowest di ...

Radiator Hose and Pipe Inspection (coolant leak, damage, installation condition)
The high pressure inside the radiator hose can cause coolant to leak [A] or the hose to burst if the line is not properly maintained. Visually inspect the hoses for signs of deterioration. Squeeze the hoses. A hose should not be hard and brittle, nor should it be soft or swollen. Repl ...

Gear Position Switch Installation
Securely place the springs [A] and pins [B] into the holes [C] of the shift drum. Apply grease to the new O-ring [D]. Install the gear position switch [E]. Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the gear position switch screws [F]. Tighten: Torque - Gear Position Swit ...