Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: How to ride the motorcycle

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / How to ride the motorcycle

Break-in
The first 1 600 km (1 000 mi) that the motorcycle is ridden is designated as the break-in period. If the motorcycle is not used carefully during this period, you may very well end up with a “b ...

Starting the Engine
Check that the engine stop switch is in the position. A. Engine Stop Switch B. Starter Button Turn the ignition key to “ON”. Make sure the transmission is in neutral. A. Neut ...

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Shift Pedal Installation
Install the rubber damper to the shift pedal. Turn the chamfered side to inside. Assemble: Shift Lever [A] and Locknut [B] (Left-hand Thread) Shift Pedal [C] and Locknut [D] Tie-Rod [E] Turn the grooved end [F] of the tie-rod to the shift lever. Apply grease to the sliding ...

Compression Damping Force Adjustment
The compression damping force adjusters for high and low speeds are located on the gas reservoir at the left side of the rear shock absorber. A. High Speed Adjuster B. Low Speed Adjuster NOTE Turning the high speed adjuster has the low speed adjuster turning. Although the low speed adju ...

Crankcase Splitting
Remove the engine (see Engine Removal in the Engine Removal/Installation chapter). Set the engine on a clean surface and hold the engine steady while parts are being removed. Remove: Cylinder Head (see Cylinder Head Removal in the Engine Top End chapter) Starter Motor (see Starter M ...