Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Windshield and Other Plastic Parts

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / Maintenance and adjustment / Cleaning Your Motorcycle / 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.

NOTICE

Plastic parts may deteriorate and break if they come in contact with chemical substances or household cleaning products such as gasoline, brake fluid, window cleaners, thread-locking agents, or other harsh chemicals.

If a plastic part comes in contact with any harsh chemical substance, wash it off immediately with water and a mild neutral detergent, and then inspect for damage. Avoid using abrasive pads or brushes to clean plastic parts, as they will damage the part’s finish.

Washing Your Motorcycle
Rinse your bike with cold water from a garden hose to remove any loose dirt. Mix a mild neutral detergent (designed for motorcycles or automobiles) and water in a bucket. Use a soft clo ...

Chrome and Aluminum
Chrome and uncoated aluminum parts can be treated with a chrome/aluminum polish. Coated aluminum should be washed with a mild neutral detergent and finished with a spray polish. Aluminum wheels, ...

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Brake Fluid Leak (Brake Hose and Pipe) Inspection
For KIBS equipped models, remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Apply the brake lever or pedal and inspect the brake fluid leak from the brake hoses [A], pipes (KIBS equipped models) [B] and fittings [C]. If the brake fluid leaked from any posit ...

Radiator Cap Inspection
Remove: Radiator Cap (see Coolant Change in the Periodic Maintenance chapter) Check the condition of the bottom [A] and top [B] valve seals and valve spring [C]. If any one of them shows visible damage, replace the cap with a new one. Install the cap [A] on a cooling system pr ...

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 → Release Sidestand → Down or Up Turn the ignition switch to ON and push the starter butto ...