Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Radiator Hose and Pipe Inspection (coolant leak, damage, installation condition)

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Periodic Maintenance / Periodic Maintenance Procedures / Cooling System / Radiator Hose and Pipe Inspection (coolant leak, damage, installation condition)

The high pressure inside the radiator hose can cause coolant to leak [A] or the hose to burst if the line is not properly maintained.

Replace the hose if any fraying, cracks [B] or bulges [C] are noticed.

Torque - Water Hose Clamp Screws: 3.0 N·m (0.31 kgf·m, 27 in·lb)

Radiator Hose and Pipe Inspection (coolant leak, damage, installation condition)


Coolant Level Inspection
NOTE Check the level when the engine is cold (room or ambient temperature). Check the coolant level in the reserve tank [A] with the motorcycle held perpendicular (Do not use the sidestand). ...

Engine Top End
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Fuel Injector Audible Inspection
NOTE Be sure the battery is fully charged. The secondary fuel injectors are operating with following conditions. 1. The engine speed is more than 6 000 r/min (rpm). 2. The throttle opening is more than 12°. Remove: Fuel Tank (see Fuel Tank Removal) Primary Fuel Hose (see Fuel ...

Steering Stem Warp Inspection
Whenever the steering stem is removed, or if the steering can not be adjusted for smooth action, check the steering stem for straightness. If the steering stem [A] is bent, replace the steering stem. Stem Cap Deterioration, Damage Inspection Replace the stem cap if its oil seal [A] s ...

Cable Removal
Remove: Air Cleaner Housing (see Air Cleaner Housing Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Right Lower Fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter) Loosen the nuts [A], and slide the lower end of the clutch cable to give the cable plenty of play. Screw in the ...