Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Engine Oil Change

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Periodic Maintenance / Periodic Maintenance Procedures / Replacement Parts / Engine Oil Change

The oil in the oil filter can be drained by removing the filter (see Oil Filter Replacement).

Torque - Engine Oil Drain Bolt: 29 N·m (3.0 kgf·m, 21 ft·lb)

Engine Oil Change


Engine Oil Change


Recommended Engine Oil

Type: API SG, SH, SJ, SL or SM with JASO MA, MA1 or MA2

Viscosity: SAE 10W-40

Capacity: 2.9 L (3.1 US qt) (when filter is not removed) 3.3 L (3.5 US qt) (when filter is removed) 3.7 L (3.9 US qt) (when engine is completely dry)


NOTE

Replace the O-ring of the oil filler plug with a new one.

Apply engine oil to the new O-ring.

Install the oil filler plug.

Torque - Oil Filler Plug: Hand-tighten

Radiator Hose and O-ring Replacement
Drain the coolant (see Coolant Change). Remove: Upper Fairing Assembly (see Upper Fairing Assembly Removal in the Frame chapter) Thermostat Housing [A] (see Thermostat Removal in the Cool ...

Oil Filter Replacement
Drain the engine oil (see Engine Oil Change). Remove the left lower fairing (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter). Remove the oil filter [A] with the oil filter wrench [B]. Spec ...

Other materials:

Fuse Inspection
Remove the fuse. Inspect the fuse element. If it is blown out, replace the fuse. Before replacing a blown fuse, always check the amperage in the affected circuit. If the amperage is equal to or greater than the fuse rating, check the wiring and related components for a short circuit. ...

Brake Lever Adjuster
There is an adjuster on the brake lever. The adjuster has 6 positions so that the released lever position can be adjusted to suit the operator’s hands. Push the lever forward and turn the adjuster to align the number with the mark on the lever holder. The distance from the grip to the rel ...

Water Pump Housing Disassembly
NOTICE Do not damage the hole wall of the water pump housing. Insert a bar [A] into the pump housing [B], and hammer evenly around the circumference of the mechanical seal bottom [C]. Take the oil seal [A] out of the housing [B] with a hook [C]. ...