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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Fuses
Fuses are arranged in the fuse boxes located under the passenger’s seat and in the left fairing. The main fuse is located under the passenger’s seat. If a fuse fails during operation, inspect the electrical system to determine the cause, and then replace it with a new fuse of proper amp ...

Stem, Stem Bearing Installation
Replace the bearing outer races with new ones. Drive them into the head pipe at the same time. Special Tools - Head Pipe Outer Race Press Shaft [A]: 57001-1075 Head Pipe Outer Race Driver, 55 [B]: 57001 -1446 or Bearing Driver Set: 57001-1129 Apply grease to the outer races. ...

Valve-to-Guide Clearance Measurement (Wobble Method)
If a small bore gauge is not available, inspect the valve guide wear by measuring the valve to valve guide clearance with the wobble method as indicated below. Insert a new valve [A] into the guide [B] and set a dial gauge against the stem perpendicular to it as close as possible to the cy ...