Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Oil Level Inspection

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NOTICE

Racing the engine before the oil reaches every part can cause engine seizure.

Oil Level Inspection


A. Oil Level Inspection Window

B. Oil Filler Cap

C. Lower Level Line

D. Upper Level Line

NOTICE

If the engine oil gets extremely low or if the oil pump does not function properly or oil passages are clogged, the warning indicator light in the meter instrument and oil pressure warning symbol (
) in the multifunction meter will go on. If they go on when the engine speed is above idle, stop the engine immediately and have it serviced.

Failure to do so could cause serious engine damage.

Oil Level Inspection


A. Oil Pressure Warning Symbol ( )


B. Warning Indicator Light (Red)

Engine Oil
In order for the engine, transmission, and clutch to function properly, maintain the engine oil at the proper level, and change the oil and replace the oil filter in accordance with the Periodic ...

Oil and/or Oil Filter Change
To change the engine oil and replace oil filter, the engine oil drain bolt and oil filter must be removed. The oil change and oil filter replacement should be done by an authorized Kawasa ...

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Cylinder Compression Measurement
NOTE Use the battery which is fully charged. Warm up the engine thoroughly. Stop the engine. Remove the spark plugs (see Spark Plug Replacement in the Periodic Maintenance chapter). Attach the compression gauge [A] and adapter [B] firmly into the spark plug hole. Using the startermo ...

DFI Servicing Precautions
There are a number of important precautions that should be followed servicing the DFI system. This DFI system is designed to be used with a 12 V sealed battery as its power source. Do not use any other battery except for a 12 V sealed battery as a power source. Do not reverse the battery ...

Cable Removal
Remove: Air Cleaner Housing (see Air Cleaner Housing Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Right Lower Fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter) Loosen the nuts [A], and slide the lower end of the clutch cable to give the cable plenty of play. Screw in the ...