Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Charging Voltage Inspection

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Special Tool - Hand Tester: 57001-1394

Charging Voltage


Charging Voltage Inspection


If the charging voltage is kept between the values given in the table, the charging system is considered to be working normally.

If the charging voltage is much higher than the values specified in the table, the regulator/rectifier is defective or the regulator/rectifier leads are loose or open.

If the charging voltage does not rise as the engine speed increases, then the regulator/rectifier is defective or the alternator output is insufficient for the loads. Check the alternator and regulator/rectifier to determine which part is defective.

Alternator Rotor Installation
Using a cleaning fluid, clean off any oil or dirt on the following portions and dry them with a clean cloth. Crankshaft Tapered Portion [A] Alternator Rotor Tapered Portion [B] Install th ...

Alternator Inspection
There are three types of alternator failures: short, open (wire burned out), or loss in rotor magnetism. A short or open in one of the coil wires will result in either a low output, or no output at ...

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Tire Repair
Currently two types of repair for tubeless tires have come into wide use. One type is called a temporary (external) repair which can be carried out without removing the tire from the rim, and the other type is called permanent (internal) repair which requires tire removal. It is generally unders ...

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 ...

Fuel Filter Cleaning
The fuel filter [A] is built into the fuel pump and can not be cleaned or checked. If the fuel filter is suspected of clogging or being damaged, replace it with the fuel pump as a set. Fuel Pump Circuit 1. Ignition Switch 2. Engine Stop Switch 3. Joint Connector E 4. ECU 5. Engine G ...