Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Evaporative Emission Control System Inspection (CAL and SEA-B1 Models)

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Remove the upper fairing assembly (see Upper Fairing Assembly Removal in the Frame chapter).

Remove the canister [A].

Visually inspect the canister for cracks or other damage.

If the canister has any cracks or bad damage, replace it with a new one.

Evaporative Emission Control System Inspection (CAL and SEA-B1 Models)


NOTE

The canister is designed to work well through themotorcycle’s life without any maintenance if it is used under normal conditions.

Remove the upper fairing assembly (see Upper Fairing Assembly Removal in the Frame chapter).

Disconnect the hoses from the separator [A].

Visually inspect the separator for cracks and other damage.

If the separator has any cracks or damage, replace it with a new one.

To prevent the gasoline from flowing into or out of the canister, hold the separator perpendicular to the ground.

Evaporative Emission Control System Inspection (CAL and SEA-B1 Models)


Check that the hoses are securely connected and clips are in position.

Replace any kinked, deteriorated or damaged hoses.

Run the hoses according to Cable, Wire, and Hose Routing section in the Appendix chapter.

When installing the hoses, avoid sharp bending, kinking, flattening or twisting, and run the hoses with a minimum of bending so that the emission flow will not be obstructed.

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 Syst ...

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Fuel Type
Use clean, fresh unleaded gasoline with a minimum Antiknock Index of 90. The Antiknock Index is posted on service station pumps. The octane rating of a gasoline is a measure of its resistance to detonation or “knocking.” The Antiknock Index is an average of the Research Octane Number (R ...

Cylinder Head Warp Inspection
Clean the cylinder head. Lay a straightedge across the lower surface of the cylinder head at several positions. Use a thickness gauge [A] to measure the space between the straightedge [B] and the head. Cylinder Head Warp Standard: – – – Service Limit: 0.05 mm (0.0020 in.) ...

Subthrottle Sensor Resistance Inspection
Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Disconnect the subthrottle sensor connector. Connect a digital meter [A] to the subthrottle sensor connector [B]. Measure the subthrottle sensor resistance. Subthrottle Sensor Resistance Connections: BL lead [D] ←→ BR/BK lead [C] Standard: ...