Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Parking

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / How to ride the motorcycle / Parking

WARNING

Operating or parking the vehicle near flammable materials can cause a fire, and can result in property damage or severe personal injury.

Do not idle or park your vehicle in an area where tall or dry vegetation, or other flammable materials could come into contact with the muffler or exhaust pipe.

The engine and exhaust system get extremely hot during normal operation and can cause serious burns.

Never touch a hot engine, exhaust pipe, or muffler during operation or after stopping the engine.

NOTICE

Do not park on a soft or steeply inclined surface, or the motorcycle may fall over.

WARNING

Gasoline is extremely flammable and can be explosive under certain conditions.

Stopping the Motorcycle in an Emergency
Your Kawasaki Motorcycle has been designed and manufactured to provide you optimum safety and convenience. However, in order to fully benefit from Kawasaki’s safety engineering and craftsmans ...

Catalytic Converter
This motorcycle is equipped with a catalytic converter in the exhaust system. The converter reacts with carbonmonoxide, hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides to convert them into carbon dioxide, wat ...

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Armature Inspection
Using the × 1 Ω hand tester range, measure the resistance between any two commutator segments [A]. Special Tool - Hand Tester: 57001-1394 If there is a high resistance or no reading (∞) between any two segments, a winding is open and the starter motor must be replaced. ...

Air Suction Valve Inspection
Remove the air suction valve (see Air Suction Valve Removal). Visually inspect the reeds [A] for cracks, folds, warps, heat damage or other damage. If there is any doubt as to the condition of the reeds, replace the air suction valve as an assembly. Check the reed contact areas [B] of ...

Exhaust Pipe Removal
Remove: Radiator (see Radiator and Radiator Fan Removal in the Cooling System chapter) Exhaust Pipe Clamp Bolt [A] (Loosen) Remove the exhaust pipe holder nuts [A], and pull out the exhaust pipe [B] forward from the premuffler chamber. ...