Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Spark Plug Condition Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Electrical System / Ignition System / Spark Plug Condition Inspection

If the spark plug center electrode [A] and/or side electrode [B] are corroded or damaged, or if the insulator [C] is cracked, replace the plug.

If the spark plug is dirtied or the carbon is accumulated, replace the spark plug.

If the gap is incorrect, replace the spark plug.

Spark Plug Gap: 0.8 0.9 mm (0.031
0.035 in.)


Spark Plug Condition Inspection


Standard Spark Plug Type: NGK CR9EIA-9

Stick Coil Primary Peak Voltage Inspection
NOTE Be sure the battery is fully charged. Remove the stick coils (see Stick Coil Removal). Do not remove the spark plugs. Connect the ECU to the harness. Measure the primary peak voltag ...

Interlock Operation Inspection
Raise the rear wheel off the ground with the stand [A]. 1st Check Start the engine to the following conditions Condition: Transmission Gear → 1st Position Clutch Lever → ...

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Oil Filter Replacement
Drain the engine oil (see Engine Oil Change). Remove the left lower fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter). Remove the oil filter [A] with the oil filter wrench [B]. Special Tool - Oil Filter Wrench: 57001-1249 Replace the filter with a new one. Apply grease t ...

Headlight Aiming Adjustment
NOTE Do not turn the bolts [A] because the reflector in the headlight comes off. (In the photo, the headlight unit has been removed for clarity.) NOTE The left adjuster [A] and right adjuster [B] can move the direction of the headlight beam to up, down, left and right by turning each a ...

Front Fork Inspection
Holding the brake lever, pump the front fork up and down several times to inspect smooth stroke. Visually inspect the front fork for oil leakage, scoring or scratches on the outer surface of the inner tube. If any doubt about the front fork, it should be checked by an authorized K ...