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:

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 ...

Air Cleaner Element Replacement
NOTE In dusty areas, the element should be replaced more frequently than the recommended interval. WARNINGIf dirt or dust is allowed to pass through into the throttle body assy, the throttle may become stuck, possibly causing accident. Replace the air cleaner element according ...

Drive Chain
The drive chain slack and lubrication must be checked each day before riding the motorcycle and must be maintained in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart for safety and to prevent excessive wear. If the chain becomes badly worn or maladjusted - either too loose or too tight - the c ...