Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Periodic Maintenance Chart

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / Maintenance and adjustment / Periodic Maintenance Chart

K : Should be serviced by an authorized Kawasaki dealer.

* : For higher odometer readings, repeat at the frequency interval established here.

# : Service more frequently when operating in severe conditions: dusty, wet, muddy, high speed, or frequent starting/stopping.

(e): Emission Related Item

1. Periodic Inspection (Engine Related Items)

Periodic Inspection (Engine Related Items)


Periodic Inspection (Engine Related Items)


Periodic Inspection (Engine Related Items)


2. Periodic Inspection (Chassis Related Items)

Periodic Inspection (Chassis Related Items)


Periodic Inspection (Chassis Related Items)


Periodic Inspection (Chassis Related Items)


Periodic Inspection (Chassis Related Items)


Periodic Inspection (Chassis Related Items)


Periodic Inspection (Chassis Related Items)


Periodic Inspection (Chassis Related Items)


3. Periodic Replacement

Periodic Replacement


Periodic Replacement


Maintenance and adjustment
The maintenance and adjustments outlined in this chapter must be carried out in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart to keep the motorcycle in good running condition. The initial mainten ...

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 ...

Other materials:

Balancer Adjustment
Remove the left lower fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter). Start the engine and warm it up thoroughly. Adjust the balancer gear backlash with the engine idling. The amount of backlash can be changed by turning the balancer shaft which has eccentric journals. St ...

Idle Speed Control Valve Actuator Removal
NOTICE Never drop the idle speed control valve actuator especially on a hard surface. Such a shock to the actuator can damage it. Remove: Throttle Body Assy (see Throttle Body Assy Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Idle Speed Control Valve Actuator Retainer Screws [A] Idle Spe ...

Fuel Type
Use clean, fresh unleaded gasoline with a minimum Antiknock Index of 90. The Antiknock Index is posted on service station pumps. The octane rating of a gasoline is a measure of its resistance to detonation or “knocking.” The Antiknock Index is an average of the Research Octane Number (R ...