Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Engine Vacuum Synchronization

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / Maintenance and adjustment / Engine Vacuum Synchronization

Engine vacuum synchronization must be checked and adjusted periodically in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart by an authorized Kawasaki dealer.

NOTE

Poor engine vacuum synchronization will cause unstable idling, sluggish throttle response, and reduce engine power and performance.

Throttle Control System
Check the throttle grip play each day before riding the motorcycle, and carry out maintenance and adjustments in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart. Adjust it if necessary. Throttle G ...

Idle Speed
The idle speed inspection should be performed in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart. This motorcycle is equipped with the Idle Speed Control valve. If the idle speed is disturbed, i ...

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Damping Force Adjustment ( ZX1000JC/KC)
To adjust the damping force, turn the damping adjuster [A] until you feel a click. The standard adjuster setting is the 18th click from the 1st of the fully clockwise position. If the damping feels too soft or too stiff, adjust it in accordance with the following table. Damping Force Adj ...

Oil and/or Oil Filter Change
To change the engine oil and replace oil filter, the engine oil drain bolt and oil filter must be removed. The oil change and oil filter replacement should be done by an authorized Kawasaki dealer. A. Engine Oil Drain Bolt A. Oil Filter WARNINGEngine oil is a toxic s ...

Warning Symbols
: The red warning indicator light and the oil pressure warning symbol (  ) goes on whenever the oil pressure is dangerously low or the ignition switch is in the “ON” position with the engine not running, and go off when the engine oil pressure is high enough. Refer to the Mainten ...