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:

Cable, Wire, and Hose Routing
1. Clamp (Hold the regulator/rectifier lead. Run the lead inside of the installation hole.) 2. Clamp (Bend down the clamp, and hold the main harness and the vacuum hose (equipped models).) 3. Clamp (Hold the air intake solenoid valve lead (equipped models).) 4. Run the vacuum hose under ...

Spark Plugs
The standard spark plug is shown in the table. The spark plugs should be replaced in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart. Spark plug removal should be done only by a competent mechanic following the instructions in the Service Manual. Spark Plug A. Plug Gap ...

Fuel Pump Operating Voltage Inspection
NOTE Be sure the battery is fully charged. Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Remove: Fuel Tank Bolts (see Fuel Tank Removal) Fuel Tank Bracket Bolts (see Fuel Tank Removal) Disconnect the fuel pump lead connector and connect the harness adapter [A] between these connectors as shown i ...