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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Gear Position Indicator
The gear position indicator shows the corresponding gear positions where the transmission is shifted. For example, when the transmission is in 6th gear, “6” is displayed. A. Gear Position Indicator (Normal mode) NOTE If the gear position is in the neutral position, the gear positio ...

Periodic Maintenance Chart
K : Should be serviced by an authorized Kawasaki dealer. * : For higher odometer readings, repeat at the frequency interval established here. # : Service more frequently when operating in severe conditions: dusty, wet, muddy, high speed, or frequent starting/stopping. (e): Emission Rel ...

Sprocket Wear Inspection
Visually inspect the engine and rear sprocket teeth for wear and damage. If the teeth are worn as illustrated, replace the sprocket, and inspect the drive chain wear (see Drive Chain Wear Inspection in the Periodic Maintenance chapter). Worn Tooth (Engine Sprocket) [A] Worn Tooth (Rear ...