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 ...

Other materials:

Fuel Hose Inspection (fuel leak, damage, installation condition)
If the motorcycle is not properly handled, the high pressure inside the fuel line can cause fuel to leak [A] or the hose to burst. Remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) and check the fuel hoses. Replace the fuel hose if any fraying, cracks [B] or ...

Gear Position Switch Inspection
NOTE Be sure the transmission and external shift mechanism are good condition. Remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Disconnect the connector [A]. Set the hand tester [A] to the × 1 kΩ or × 100 Ω range and connect i ...

Crankshaft Sensor Removal
Remove: Fuel Tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) Crankshaft Sensor Lead Connector [A] Remove: Right Lower Fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter) Bolts [A] Crankshaft Sensor Cover [B] and Gasket Oil Pressure Switch Terminal [C] ...