Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Idle Speed Inspection

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If handlebar movement changes the idle speed, the throttle cables may be improperly adjusted or incorrectly routed, or damaged. Be sure to correct any of these conditions before riding (see Throttle Control System Inspection and Cable, Wire, and Hose Routing section in the Appendix chapter).

Idle Speed Inspection


WARNING

Operation with improperly adjusted, incorrectly routed or damaged cables could result in an unsafe riding condition. Follow the service manual to be make sure to correct any of these conditions.

If the idle speed is out of specified range, check the idle speed control valve (see Idle Speed Control Valve Inspection in the Self-Diagnosis System chapter).

Idle Speed Standard: 1 100 ±50 r/min (rpm)

Idle Speed Adjustment

NOTE

This motorcycle is equipped with the idle speed control valve. The idle speed is adjusted automatically at the specified value (1 100 r/min (rpm)) by the idle speed control valve system. Therefore, it is not necessary to adjust the idle speed normally.

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