Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Cleaning Your Motorcycle

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / Maintenance and adjustment / Cleaning Your Motorcycle

General Lubrication
Lubricate the points shown below, with either motor oil or regular grease, in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart or whenever the vehicle has been operated under wet or rainy condition ...

General Precautions
Frequent and proper care of your Kawasaki motorcycle will enhance its appearance, optimize overall performance, and extend its useful life. Covering your motorcycle with a high quality, breatha ...

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Air Suction Valve Inspection
Remove the air suction valve (see Air Suction Valve Removal). Visually inspect the reeds [A] for cracks, folds, warps, heat damage or other damage. If there is any doubt as to the condition of the reeds, replace the air suction valve as an assembly. Check the reed contact areas [B] of ...

Rear Master Cylinder Removal
Unscrew the brake hose banjo bolt [A] and remove the brake hose (see Brake Hose and Pipe Replacement in the Periodic Maintenance chapter). Remove: Rear Master Cylinder Mounting Bolts [B] Foot Guard [C] Screw and Stopper [D] Bolt [E] Front Footpeg Bracket Bolts [F] Cable Guide [G ...

Valve Clearance
Valve and valve seat wear decreases valve clearance, upsetting valve timing. NOTICE If valve clearance is left unadjusted, wear will eventually cause the valves to remain partly open; which lowers performance, burns the valves and valve seats, and may cause serious engine damage. Valve cle ...