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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Charging Voltage Inspection
Check the battery condition (see Charging Condition Inspection). Warm up the engine to obtain actual alternator operating conditions. Remove the front seat (see Front Seat Removal in the Frame chapter). Check that the ignition switch is turned off, and connect the hand tester [A] to t ...

Service Code Reading
The service code(s) is displayed on the LCD by the number of two digits. NOTE The service code of the KIBS and ABS adds “b” at the left side of the code. The service code of the ESD adds “E” at the left side of the code. When there are a number of problems, all the serv ...

Clutch Plate Warp Inspection
Place each friction plate or steel plate on a surface plate and measure the gap between the surface plate [A] and each friction plate or steel plate [B] with a thickness gauge [C]. The gap is the amount of friction or steel plate warp. If any plate is warped over the service limit, repla ...