Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Leather, Vinyl, and Rubber

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / Maintenance and adjustment / Cleaning Your Motorcycle / Leather, Vinyl, and Rubber

If your motorcycle has leather accessories, special care must be taken.

Use a leather cleaner/treatment to clean and care for leather accessories.

Washing leather parts with detergent and water will damage them, shortening their life.

Vinyl parts should be washed with the rest of themotorcycle, then treated with a vinyl treatment.

The sidewalls of tires and other rubber components should be treated with a rubber protectant to help prolong their useful life.

WARNING

Rubber protectants can be slippery and, if used on the tread area, cause loss of traction resulting in accident causing injury or death. Do not apply rubber protectant to any tread area.

Chrome and Aluminum
Chrome and uncoated aluminum parts can be treated with a chrome/aluminum polish. Coated aluminum should be washed with a mild neutral detergent and finished with a spray polish. Aluminum wheels, ...

Bolt and Nut Tightening
In accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart, it is very important to check the tightness of the bolts and nuts listed here. Also, check to see that each cotter pin is in place and in good ...

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Model Identification
ZX1000JB (US and CA Models) Left Side View ZX1000JB (US and CA Models) Right Side View ZX1000JB (EUR Models) Left Side View ZX1000JB (EUR Models) Right Side View ZX1000KB (US and CA Models) Left Side View ZX1000KB (US and CA Models) Right Side View ZX1000KB (EUR Models) ...

KIBS System Circuit
1. Ignition Switch 2. Front Wheel Rotation Sensor 3. Front Brake Light Switch 4. Joint Connector C 5. Joint Connector D 6. ECU 7. Rear Wheel Rotation Sensor 8. Rear Brake Light Switch 9. Battery 12 V 8.6 Ah 10. Main Fuse 30 A 11. KIBS Motor Relay Fuse 30 A 12. KIBS Solenoid Valve Rela ...

Clutch Plate, Wear, Damage Inspection
Visually inspect the friction and steel plates for signs of seizure, overheating (discoloration), or uneven wear. Measure the thickness of each friction plate [A] at several points. If any plates show signs of damage, or if they have worn past the service limit, replace them with new on ...