Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Interchange

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Electrical System / Battery / Interchange

A sealed battery can fully display its performance only when combined with a proper vehicle electric system. Therefore, replace a sealed battery only on a motorcycle which was originally equipped with a sealed battery.

Be careful, if a sealed battery is installed on a motorcycle which had an ordinary battery as original equipment, the sealed battery’s life will be shortened.

Precautions
1) No need of topping-up No topping-up is necessary in this battery until it ends its life under normal use. Forcibly prying off the seal cap to add water is very dangerous. Never do that. 2) Ref ...

Charging Condition Inspection
Battery charging condition can be checked by measuring battery terminal voltage with a digital voltmeter [A]. Remove the seat (see Seat Removal in the Frame chapter). Disconnect the battery ter ...

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Nozzle Assy Assembly
Before assembling, blow away dirt or dust from the delivery pipes [A] by applying compressed air [B]. Replace the O-rings [A] of the joint pipe [B] with new ones. Apply engine oil to the new O-rings, and insert it to the delivery pipes [C] Insert the joint pipe so that the step ...

Separator Operation Test
WARNINGGasoline is extremely flammable and can be explosive under certain conditions. Turn the ignition switch OFF. Do not smoke. Make sure the area is well-ventilated and free from any source of flame or sparks; this includes any appliance with a pilot light. ...

Diode Circuit Inspection
Remove the relay box (see Relay Box Removal). Check conductivity of the following pairs of terminals (see Relay Box Internal Circuit in this section). Diode Circuit Inspection The resistance should be low in one direction and more than 10 times as much in the other direction. If any dio ...