Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Battery Ground

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / General Information / Before Servicing / Battery Ground

Before completing any service on the motorcycle, disconnect the battery cables from the battery to prevent the engine from accidentally turning over. Disconnect the ground cable (–) first and then the positive (+). When completed with the service, first connect the positive (+) cable to the positive (+) terminal of the battery then the negative (–) cable to the negative terminal.

Battery Ground


Edges of Parts

Lift large or heavy parts wearing gloves to prevent injury from possible sharp edges on the parts.

Edges of Parts


Solvent

Use a high flash-point solvent when cleaning parts. High flash-point solvent should be used according to directions of the solvent manufacturer.

Solvent


Before Servicing
Before starting to perform an inspection service or carry out a disassembly and reassembly operation on a motorcycle, read the precautions given below. To facilitate actual operations, notes, ill ...

Cleaning Vehicle before Disassembly
Clean the vehicle thoroughly before disassembly. Dirt or other foreign materials entering into sealed areas during vehicle disassembly can cause excessive wear and decrease performance of the vehic ...

Other materials:

Replacement Parts
Replacement parts must be KAWASAKI genuine or recommended by KAWASAKI. Gaskets, O-rings, oil seals, grease seals, circlips, cotter pins or self-locking nuts must be replaced with new ones whenever disassembled. Assembly Order In most cases assembly order is the reverse of disassembly, howe ...

US, CA and CAL Models
1. Hold the water hose [A]. Insert the tab into the slot. 2. Hold the water hose [B]. Insert the tab into the slot. 3. Water Hose Fitting on Cylinder Head 4. Heat Insulation Rubber Plate 5. Run the crankshaft sensor lead and the oil pressure switch lead into the slot, and hook the slot on ...

Stem, Stem Bearing Installation
Replace the bearing outer races with new ones. Drive them into the head pipe at the same time. Special Tools - Head Pipe Outer Race Press Shaft [A]: 57001-1075 Head Pipe Outer Race Driver, 55 [B]: 57001 -1446 or Bearing Driver Set: 57001-1129 Apply grease to the outer races. ...