Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Storage

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / Storage

Preparation for Storage

WARNING

Engine oil is a toxic substance. Dispose of used oil properly. Contact your local authorities for approved disposal methods or possible recycling.

WARNING

Gasoline is extremely flammable and can be explosive under certain conditions, creating the potential for serious burns. Turn the ignition key to “OFF”. Do not smoke. Make sure the area is well-ventilated and free from any source of flame or sparks; this includes any appliance with a pilot light. Gasoline is a toxic substance. Dispose of gasoline properly. Contact your local authorities for approved disposal methods.

Preparation after Storage

Bolt and Nut Tightening
In accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart, it is very important to check the tightness of the bolts and nuts listed here. Also, check to see that each cotter pin is in place and in good ...

Troubleshooting guide
Engine Does Not Start Starter Motor Won’t Turn Engine stop switch off Transmission not in neutral Fuse blown Battery leads do not make good electrical contact with battery terminals B ...

Other materials:

Front Fork Assembly
Replace the following parts with new ones. Slide Bushing Guide Bushing Oil Seal Install the following parts to the inner tube [A]. Dust Seal [B] Retaining Ring [C] Apply grease to the oil seal lips. Install the oil seal [A] so that the stamp side faces lower side. Insta ...

Clutch
Due to friction plate wear and clutch cable stretch over a long period of use, the clutch operation should be checked each day before riding the motorcycle, and must be adjusted in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart. Inspection Check that the clutch lever operates properly an ...

Wheel Inspection
Raise the front/rear wheel off the ground. Special Tools - Jack: 57001-1238 Jack Attachment: 57001-1608 Spin the wheel lightly, and check for roughness or binding. If roughness or binding is found, replace the hub bearings (see Hub Bearing Removal/Installation). Inspect the wh ...