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 ...

Other materials:

Ball Bearing and Needle Bearing
Do not remove pressed ball or needle unless removal is absolutely necessary. Replace with new ones whenever removed. Press bearings with the manufacturer and size marks facing out. Press the bearing into place by putting pressure on the correct bearing race as shown. Pressing the incorrect ra ...

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 ...

Oxygen Sensor Removal (Equipped Models)
Remove: Fuel Tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Right Lower Fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter) Disconnect the oxygen sensor lead connector [A]. NOTICE Do not pull strongly, twist, or bend the oxygen sensor lead. This may cause the wi ...