Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Oil Pressure Measurement

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Engine Lubrication System / Oil Pressure Measurement

Oil Pressure Measurement


Oil Pressure Measurement


Oil Pressure

Standard: About 196 kPa (2.00 kgf/cm², 28 psi) at 4 000 r/min (rpm), Oil Temperature 50°C (122°F)

If the reading is much lower than the standard, check the oil pump, relief valve, and/or crankshaft bearing insert wear immediately.

If the reading is much higher than the standard, check the oil passages for clogging.

WARNING

Hot oil can cause severe burns. Beware of hot engine oil that will drain through the oil passage when the gauge adapter is removed.

Torque - Oil Passage Plug (Taper): 20 N·m (2.0 kgf·m, 15 ft·lb)

Oil Cooler Installation
Replace the O-ring [A] with a new one. Apply grease to the new O-ring. Install the water hoses and hose clamps [A] as shown in the figure. Water Hose (About 300 mm, 11.8 in.) [B] ...

Oil Pressure Switch
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Other materials:

Wheel Inspection
Raise the front/rear wheel off the ground. Special Tools - Jack: 57001-1238 Jack Attachment: 57001-1608 Spin the wheel lightly, and check for roughness or binding. If roughness or binding is found, replace the hub bearings (see Hub Bearing Removal/Installation). Inspect the wh ...

Shift Drum Assembly
Press and insert the ball bearing [A] on the shift drum [B] until it is bottomed. Install: Ball Bearing [C] Dowel Pin [D] and Shift Drum Cam [E] Align the pin with the groove in the shift drum cam. Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the shift drum cam holder bolt [F]. Tight ...

Chain Slack Adjustment
Remove the cotter pin, and loosen the axle nut. Loosen the left and right chain adjuster locknuts. A. Axle Nut B. Cotter Pin C. Adjuster D. Locknut If the chain is too loose, turn out the left and right chain adjusters evenly. If the chain is too tight, turn in the left ...