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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Oxygen Sensor Heater Power Source Voltage Inspection
NOTE Be sure the battery is fully charged. Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Disconnect the oxygen sensor lead connector and connect the measuring adapter [A] between these connectors as shown in the fig ...

Liquid Gasket, Non-permanent Locking Agent
For applications that require Liquid Gasket or a Non-permanent Locking Agent, clean the surfaces so that no oil residue remains before applying liquid gasket or non-permanent locking agent. Do not apply them excessively. Excessive application can clog oil passages and cause serious damage. ...

Piston Ring Thickness Inspection
Measure the piston ring thickness. Use the micrometer to measure at several points around the ring. Piston Ring Thickness Standard: Top [A] 0.77 0.79 mm (0.0303 0.0311 in.) Second [B] 0.78 0.79 mm (0.0307 0.0311 in.) Service Limit: Top 0.70 mm (0.0276 in.) Second 0.71 mm (0.0280 ...