Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Battery Removal

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

NOTE

The battery is different in the model equipped with KIBS and the model without KIBS. The (+) terminal and (–) terminal are right and left reversed.

Battery Removal


A. For models equipped with KIBS

B. (+) Terminal

C. (–) Terminal

D. Rubber Band

Battery Removal


A. For models without KIBS

B. (+) Terminal

C. (–) Terminal

D. Rubber Band

Battery Charging
Remove the battery from the motorcycle (see Battery Removal). Attach the leads from the charger and charge the battery at a rate (amperage x hours) that is indicated on the battery. If it ...

Battery Installation
Place the battery in the battery case. Connect the (+) cable to the (+) terminal, and then connect the (–) cable to the (–) terminal. NOTICE Installing the (–) cable to the (+) ter ...

Other materials:

Rear Shock Absorber Installation
Replace the rear shock absorber nuts and tie-rod nuts with new ones. Tighten: Torque - Rear Shock Absorber Nuts: 34 N·m (3.5 kgf·m, 25 ft·lb) Tie-Rod Nuts: 34 N·m (3.5 kgf·m, 25 ft·lb) When installing the rear shock absorber bracket [A], install it so that the recess side [B] ...

Wheel Bearing Damage Inspection
Raise the front wheel off the ground with the jack (see Front Wheel Removal in the Wheels/Tires chapter). Special Tools - Jack: 57001-1238 Jack Attachment: 57001-1608 Turn the handlebar all the way to the right or left. Inspect the roughness of the front wheel bearing by moving [A] ...

Tire Tread Wear Inspection
As the tire tread wears down, the tire becomes more susceptible to puncture and failure. An accepted estimate is that 90% of all tire failures occur during the last 10% of tread life (90% worn). So it is false economy and unsafe to use the tires until they are bald. Measure the tread depth a ...