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 [ ...

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Exhaust Butterfly Valve Cable Installation
Confirm whether pulley [A] is an angle shown in the figure. 41.7° ±7° [B] This position is original position of the pulley. NOTE Correct the position electrically after confirming the use is discontinued and there is no damage when differing from the angle of shown in the figure. ...

Wheel/Tire Damage Inspection
Remove any imbedded stones [A] or other foreign particles [B] from tread. Visually inspect the tire for cracks and cuts, and replace the tire if necessary. Swelling or high spots indicate internal damage, requiring tire replacement. Visually inspect the wheel for cracks, cuts and dents ...

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 ...