Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Blank Key Detection (Service Code 36, Equipped Models)

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Self-Diagnosis System / Blank Key Detection (Service Code 36, Equipped Models)

Ignition Key Inspection

If the service code 36 appears again, the transponder in the key is malfunction, replace it.

Immobilizer System Circuit

Immobilizer System Circuit


1. ECU

2. Ignition Switch

3. Immobilizer Amplifier

4. Immobilizer Antenna

5. Joint Connector F

6. Joint Connector C

7. Joint Connector D

8. Meter Unit

9. Oil Pressure/Water Temperature/ FI/Immobilizer Warning Indicator LED

10. Fuse Box 1

11. Ignition Fuse 15 A

12. Frame Ground 1

13. Starter Relay

14. Main Fuse 30 A

15. Battery

16. Engine Ground

17. Immobilizer/Kawasaki Diagnostic System Connector

Amplifier Input Voltage Inspection
NOTE Be sure the battery is fully charged. Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Remove the upper fairing (see Upper Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter). Do not disconnect the connectors. ...

ECU Communication Error (Service Code 39)
ECU Communication Line Inspection When the data is not sent from the ECU to the meter unit for more than about 10 seconds, the service code 39 is displayed. The data is sent through the CAN commun ...

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Engine Oil
In order for the engine, transmission, and clutch to function properly, maintain the engine oil at the proper level, and change the oil and replace the oil filter in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart. Not only do dirt and metal particles collect in the oil, but the oil itself los ...

Camshaft Chain Tensioner Installation
Replace the O-ring [A] with a new one. Apply grease to the new O-ring. Release the stopper [B] and push the push rod [C] into the interior of the tensioner body [D] so that the position of the push rod is 3 or 4 notches [E] as shown in the figure. Install the tensioner body so that the ...

Thermostat Inspection
Remove the thermostat (see Thermostat Removal). Inspect the thermostat valve [A] at room temperature. If the valve is open, replace the thermostat with a new one. To check valve opening temperature, suspend the thermostat [A] in a container of water and raise the temperature of ...