Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Oil Filter Replacement

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Special Tool - Oil Filter Wrench: 57001-1249

Oil Filter Replacement


Special Tool - Oil Filter Wrench: 57001-1249

Torque - Oil Filter: 17 N·m (1.7 kgf·m, 13 ft·lb)

Oil Filter Replacement


NOTE

Hand tightening of the oil filter can not be allowed since it does not reach to this tightening torque.

Engine Oil Change
Situate the motorcycle so that it is vertical after warming up the engine. Remove the engine oil drain bolt [A] to drain the oil. The oil in the oil filter can be drained by removing the fil ...

Brake Hose and Pipe Replacement
NOTICE Brake fluid quickly ruins painted plastic surfaces; any spilled fluid should be completely washed away immediately. Remove: Upper Fairing Assembly (see Upper Fairing Assembly Removal ...

Other materials:

Thermostat Installation
Replace the O-rings [A] with new ones, and apply grease to them. Assemble: O-rings Thermostat Housing [B] Thermostat [C] Thermostat Cap [D] Install the thermostat [A] in the housing so that the air bleeder hole [B] is on top. Tighten: Torque - Thermostat Cap Bolts: 5.9 N ...

Stator Coil Installation
Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the stator coil bolts and tighten them. Torque - Stator Coil Bolts: 12 N·m (1.2 kgf·m, 106 in·lb) Using a high flash-point solvent, clean off any oil or dirt that may be on the silicone sealant coating area. Dry them with a clea ...

Oil Level Inspection
Check that the engine oil level is between the upper [A] and lower [B] levels in the gauge. NOTE Situate the motorcycle so that it is perpendicular to the ground. If the motorcycle has just been used, wait several minutes for all the oil to drain down. If the oil has just been changed, ...