Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Radiator Hoses

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / Maintenance and adjustment / Cooling System / Radiator Hoses

Check the radiator hoses for leakage, cracks or deterioration, and connections for leakage, or looseness each day before riding the motorcycle, and carry out the maintenance and adjustments in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart.

Radiator and Cooling Fan
Check the radiator fins for obstruction by insects or mud. Clean off any obstructions with a stream of low-pressure water. WARNINGThe cooling fan spins at high speed and can cause seriou ...

Coolant
Coolant absorbs excessive heat from the engine and transfers it to the air at the radiator. If the coolant level becomes low, the engine overheats and may suffer severe damage. Check the coolant ...

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Camshaft Chain Tensioner Removal
NOTICE This is a non-return type camshaft chain tensioner. The push rod does not return to its original position once it moves out to take up camshaft chain slack. Observe all the rules listed below. When removing the tensioner, do not take out the mounting bolts only halfway. Retighteni ...

Water Temperature Sensor Removal/Installation
NOTICE Never drop the water temperature sensor especially on a hard surface. Such a shock to the sensor can damage it. Remove the throttle body assy (see Throttle Body Assy Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Drain the coolant (see Coolant Change in the Periodic Maintenance c ...

Valve Guide Installation
Apply engine oil to the valve guide outer surface before installation. Heat the area around the valve guide hole to about 120 150°C (248 302°F). NOTICE Do not heat the cylinder head with a torch. This will warp the cylinder head. Soak the cylinder head and heat the oil. Usin ...