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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Subthrottle Valve Actuator Inspection
NOTE Be sure the battery is fully charged. Remove the air cleaner housing (see Air Cleaner Housing Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Turn the ignition switch to ON. Check to see that all the subthrottle valves [A] open and close smoothly. Turn the ignition switch to OFF. I ...

Wear Inspection
Remove the left front footpeg bracket bolts. A. Front Footpeg Bracket B. Bolts Remove the bolts and chain cover. A. Bolts B. Chain Cover Stretch the chain taut either by using the chain adjusters, or by hanging a 10 kg (22 lb) weight on the chain. Measure the lengt ...

Front Fork Disassembly
Remove the front fork (see Front Fork Removal (Each Fork Leg)) Drain the fork oil (see Front Fork Oil Change). Take the dust seal [A] off the outer tube. Remove the retaining ring [B]. Separate the outer tube from the inner tube. Remove the following parts from the inner tube. ...