Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Refreshing Charge

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Electrical System / Battery / Refreshing Charge

WARNING

This battery is sealed type. Charge with current and time as stated below.

Terminal Voltage: 12.0 12.7
V Standard Charge (see following chart):

ZX1000J: 0.6 A × 5 10 h


ZX1000K: 0.9 A × 5 10 h


Quick Charge

ZX1000J: 3 A × 5 1 h


ZX1000K: 4.5 A × 1 h

Refreshing Charge


NOTICE

If possible, do not quick charge. If quick charge is done unavoidably, do standard charge later on.

Terminal Voltage: 12 V or lower Charging Method: 0.6 A × 20 h

Kawasaki-recommended chargers: Battery Mate 150-9

OptiMate PRO 4-S/PRO S/PRO 2

Yuasa MB-2040/2060

Christie C10122S

NOTE

Increase the charging voltage to a maximum voltage of 25 V if the battery will not accept current initially. Charge for nomore than 5minutes at the increased voltage then check if the battery is drawing current. If the battery will accept current decrease the voltage and charge by the standard charging method described on the battery case. If the battery will not accept current after 5 minutes, replace the battery.

Refreshing Charge


Battery [A] Battery Charger [B] Standard Value [C] Current starts to flow [D].

Determine the battery condition left for 30 minutes after completion of the charge by measuring the terminal voltage according to the table below.


Refreshing Charge


Charging Condition Inspection
Battery charging condition can be checked by measuring battery terminal voltage with a digital voltmeter [A]. Remove the seat (see Seat Removal in the Frame chapter). Disconnect the battery ter ...

Charging System
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Other materials:

Battery Removal
Turn off the ignition switch. Remove the front seat (see Front Seat Removal in the Frame chapter). Slide the red cap [A]. Disconnect the negative (–) cable [B] and then positive (+) cable [C]. NOTICE Be sure to disconnect the negative (–) cable first. Remove the band [D] ...

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 ...

Rear Wheel Rotation Sensor Signal Abnormal (Service Code b 44)
Measure the air gap between the rear wheel rotation sensor and sensor rotor. Thickness Gauge [A] Air Gap Standard: 0.4 1.6 mm (0.02 0.06 in.) If the measurement is not the standard, check each part for deformation and looseness and correct accordingly. If the measurement is the sta ...