Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Lubrication

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / Maintenance and adjustment / Drive Chain / Lubrication

Lubrication is necessary after riding through rain or on wet roads, or any time that the chain appears dry.

Use a lubricant for sealed chains to prevent deterioration of chain seals. If the chain is especially dirty, clean it using a cleaner for sealed chains following the instructions supplied by the chain cleaner manufacturer.

Lubrication


Wear Inspection
Remove the left front footpeg bracket bolts. A. Front Footpeg Bracket B. Bolts Remove the bolts and chain cover. A. Bolts B. Chain Cover Stretch the chain taut either by u ...

Brakes
Brake Wear Inspection Inspect the brakes for wear. For each front and rear disc brake caliper, if the thickness of either pad is less than 1 mm (0.04 in.), replace both pads in the caliper as a s ...

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Crankshaft Sensor Peak Voltage Inspection
Refer to the Crankshaft Sensor Peak Voltage Inspection in the Electrical System chapter. If the reading is within the standard, remove the ECU and check the wiring for continuity between harness connectors. Special Tool - Hand Tester: 57001-1394 Disconnect the ECU and sensor connector ...

Wiring Diagram (Other than US, CA and CAL without KIBS Models)
ZX1000JC ZX1000JD ...

Valve Clearance Inspection
NOTE Valve clearance must be checked and adjusted when the engine is cold (at room temperature). Remove: Crankshaft Sensor Cover (see Crankshaft Sensor Removal in the Electrical System chapter) Cylinder Head Cover (see Cylinder Head Cover Removal in the Engine Top End chapter) Turn t ...