Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Before Servicing

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / General Information / 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, illustrations, photographs, cautions, and detailed descriptions have been included in each chapter wherever necessary. This section explains the items that require particular attention during the removal and reinstallation or disassembly and reassembly of general parts.

Especially note the following.

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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 the ...

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Clock
To adjust hours and minutes, do the followings while the motorcycle is at a stop. Turn the ignition switch to “ON”. Display the odometer in the multifunction display. Refer to the “Multifunction Display” item in this section. Push the lower button for more than 2 seconds. Bot ...

Evaporative Emission Control System (California model only)
This system routes fuel vapors from the fuel system into the running engine or stores the vapors in a canister when the engine is stopped. Although no adjustments are required, a thorough visual inspection must be made at the intervals specified by the Periodic Maintenance Chart. Inspection ...

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 ...