Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Stick Coil Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Electrical System / Ignition System / Stick Coil Inspection

Connect the hand tester between the coil terminals.

Set the tester to the × 1 Ω range, and read the tester.

Connect the tester between the plug terminal and (–) coil terminal

Set the tester to the × 1 kΩ range and read the tester.

Stick Coil Winding Resistance Primary Windings: 0.85 1.15 Ω
Secondary Windings: 5.0 6.8 kΩ


Stick Coil Inspection


If the tester does not read as specified, replace the coil.

Stick Coil Installation
Apply a thin coat of grease [A] to the stick coils for easy installation. Insert the stick coils so that the coil heads align with the lines [B] on the cylinder head cover. NOTICE Do ...

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 ...

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Spark Plug Condition Inspection
Remove the spark plugs (see Spark Plug Replacement in the Periodic Maintenance chapter). Visually inspect the spark plugs. 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 ...

Starter Motor Assembly
Install the positive brush assy [A] and the starter motor terminal [B] as shown in the figure. Replace the O-ring [C] with a new one, and install it. Install: Brush Springs [A] Negative Brush Assy [B] Turn the stopper side [C] to inside. Tighten: Torque - Brush Holder S ...

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 serious injuries. Keep your hands and clothing away from the cooling fan blades at all times. ...