Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Battery Charging

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / Maintenance and adjustment / Battery / Battery Charging

NOTICE

Never remove the sealing strip, or the battery can be damaged.

Do not install a conventional battery in this motorcycle, or the electrical system cannot work properly.


NOTE

If you charge the sealed battery, never fail to observe the instructions shown in the label on the battery.

WARNING

Battery posts, terminals and related accessories contain lead and lead compounds, chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling.

Battery Maintenance
It is the owner’s responsibility to keep the battery fully charged. Failure to do so can lead to battery failure and leave you stranded. If you are riding your vehicle infrequently, inspect t ...

Battery Removal
Remove the rider’s seat (see Seats section in the GENERAL INFORMATION chapter). Turn the ignition switch to “OFF” and disconnect the (–) cable from the battery. Remove the red cap ...

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Axle Inspection
Remove the front and rear axles (see Front/Rear Wheel Removal). Visually inspect the front and rear axle for damages. If the axle is damaged or bent, replace it. Place the axle in V blocks that are 100 mm (3.94 in.) [A] apart, and set a dial gauge [B] on the axle at a point halfway ...

Rear Caliper Holder Shaft Wear
The caliper body must slide smoothly on the caliper holder shafts [A]. If the body does not slide smoothly, one pad will wear more than the other, pad wear will increase, and constant drag on the disc will raise brake and brake fluid temperature. Check to see that the caliper holder shafts ar ...

ESD (Electronic Steering Damper) ECU Communication Error (Service Code 3C, ZX1000JD/KD)
ESD ECU Communication Line Inspection When the data (for status of ESD system) is not sent from the ESD ECU to the meter unit and ECU, the service code 3C is displayed. The data is sent through the CAN communication line. The service code 3C is detected with the meter unit. The FI symbol does ...