Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Radiator Cap Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Cooling System / Radiator / Radiator Cap Inspection

If any one of them shows visible damage, replace the cap with a new one.

Radiator Cap Inspection


NOTE

Wet the cap sealing surfaces with water or coolant to prevent pressure leaks.

Radiator Cap Inspection


Radiator Cap Relief Pressure Standard: 112 ∼ 142 kPa (1.14 ∼ 1.45 kgf/cm², 16 ∼ 21 psi)

If the cap can not hold the specified pressure or if it holds too much pressure, replace it with a new one.

Radiator Inspection
Remove the radiator (see Radiator and Radiator Fan Removal). Check the radiator core. If there are obstructions to air flow, remove them. If the corrugated fins [A] are deformed, carefully s ...

Radiator Filler Neck Inspection
Remove: Radiator Cap (see Coolant Change in the Periodic Maintenance chapter) Check the radiator filler neck for signs of damage. Check the condition of the top and bottom sealing seats [ ...

Other materials:

Ball Bearing and Needle Bearing
Do not remove pressed ball or needle unless removal is absolutely necessary. Replace with new ones whenever removed. Press bearings with the manufacturer and size marks facing out. Press the bearing into place by putting pressure on the correct bearing race as shown. Pressing the incorrect ra ...

Rocker Arm Installation
Install the both rocker arms [A] so that their marks [B] face left side. Replace the tie-rod nut, rear shock absorber nut and rocker arm nut with new ones. Apply grease to the inside of the oil seals. Tighten: Torque - Rocker Arm Nut: 34 N·m (3.5 kgf·m, 25 ft·lb) Tie-Rod ...

Spring Preload Adjustment
Remove the rear shock absorber from the frame (see Rear Shock Absorber Removal). Loosen the locknut and turn out the adjusting nut to free the spring. Special Tools - Hook Wrench T=3.2 R37: 57001-1539 Hook Wrench R=35: 57001-1580 To adjust the spring preload, turn in the adjusting n ...