Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Battery Installation

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

NOTICE

Installing the (–) cable to the (+) terminal of the battery or the (+) cable to the (–) terminal of the battery can seriously damaged the electrical system.

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 ...

Headlight Beam
NOTE Do not turn the bolts because the reflector in the headlight comes off. A. Bolts The left and right adjusters on the headlight can move the direction of the headlight beam to up, d ...

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Drive Chain Slack Adjustment
Remove the cotter pin [A], and loosen the rear axle nut [B]. Loosen the both chain adjuster locknuts [C]. If the chain is too loose, turn out the left and right chain adjusters [D] evenly. If the chain is too tight, turn in the left and right chain adjusters evenly, and kick the wheel f ...

Connecting Rod Big End Bearing Insert/Crankpin Wear Inspection
Remove the connecting rod big end (see Connecting Rod Removal). Cut strips of plastigage to crankpin width. Place a strip on the crankpin parallel to the crankshaft installed in the correct position. Tighten the connecting rod big end nuts to the specified torque (see Connecting Rod I ...

Torque and Locking Agent
The following tables list the tightening torque for the major fasteners requiring use of a non-permanent locking agent or silicone sealant etc. Letters used in the “Remarks” column mean: AL: Tighten the two clamp bolts alternately two times to ensure even tightening torque. G: Apply ...