Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Safe operation

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / Safe operation

Power mode
The Power mode determines the engine power output characteristics and has three settings. The S-KTRC and the Power mode can be set separately. By combining each setting, the rider can get vario ...

Safe riding technique
The points given below are applicable for everyday motorcycle use and should be carefully observed for safe and effective vehicle operation. For safety, eye protection and a helmet are strongly r ...

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Drive Chain Lubrication Condition Inspection
If a special lubricant is not available, a heavy oil such as SAE 90 is preferred to a lighter oil because it will stay on the chain longer and provide better lubrication. If the chain appears especially dirty, clean it before lubrication. NOTICE The O-rings between the side plates seal ...

Crankcase Splitting
Remove the engine (see Engine Removal in the Engine Removal/Installation chapter). Set the engine on a clean surface and hold the engine steady while parts are being removed. Remove: Cylinder Head (see Cylinder Head Removal in the Engine Top End chapter) Starter Motor (see Starter M ...

Connecting Rod Bend Inspection
Remove the connecting rod big end bearing inserts, and reinstall the connecting rod big end cap. Select an arbor [A] of the same diameter as the connecting rod big end, and insert the arbor through the connecting rod big end. Select an arbor of the same diameter as the piston pin and ...