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 ...

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Fuel Filter Cleaning
The fuel filter [A] is built into the fuel pump and can not be cleaned or checked. If the fuel filter is suspected of clogging or being damaged, replace it with the fuel pump as a set. Fuel Pump Circuit 1. Ignition Switch 2. Engine Stop Switch 3. Joint Connector E 4. ECU 5. Engine G ...

Front Fork Inspection
Holding the brake lever, pump the front fork up and down several times to inspect smooth stroke. Visually inspect the front fork for oil leakage, scoring or scratches on the outer surface of the inner tube. If any doubt about the front fork, it should be checked by an authorized K ...

Fuel Pump Relay Inspection
Refer to the Relay Circuit Inspection in the Electrical System chapter. If the fuel pump relay is normal, check the wiring to the fuel pump relay (see Fuel Pump Relay Circuit). Special Tool - Hand Tester: 57001-1394 If the wiring is good, check the ECU for its ground and power supply (se ...