Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Washing Your Motorcycle

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Washing Your Motorcycle


A. Boots

Washing Your Motorcycle


A. Wrongly set lip not in the correct position

B. Lip set correctly in the groove

NOTE

Semi-gloss Finish

To clean the semi-gloss finish;

General Precautions
Frequent and proper care of your Kawasaki motorcycle will enhance its appearance, optimize overall performance, and extend its useful life. Covering your motorcycle with a high quality, breatha ...

Windshield and Other Plastic Parts
After washing use a soft cloth to gently dry plastic parts. When dry, treat the windshield, headlight lens, and other nonpainted plastic parts with an approved plastic cleaner/polisher product. ...

Other materials:

Amplifier Input Voltage Inspection
NOTE Be sure the battery is fully charged. Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Remove the upper fairing (see Upper Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter). Do not disconnect the connectors. Connect a digital meter to the amplifier connector [A] with needle adapter set. Special To ...

Piston Ring End Gap Inspection
Place the piston ring [A] inside the cylinder (upper crankcase), using the piston to locate the ring squarely in place. Set it close to the bottom of the cylinder, where cylinder wear is low. Measure the gap [B] between the ends of the ring with a thickness gauge. Piston Ring End Gap ...

Shift Fork/Gear Groove Wear Inspection
Measure the thickness of the shift fork ears [A], and measure the width [B] of the gear grooves. If the thickness of a shift fork ear is less than the service limit, the shift fork must be replaced. Shift Fork Ear Thickness Standard: 5.7 6.0 mm (0.224 0.236 in.) Service Limit: 5.6 mm ...