Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Fluid Level Inspection

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Fluid Level Inspection


A. Front Brake Fluid Reservoir

B. Upper Level Line

C. Lower Level Line

Fluid Level Inspection


A. Rear Brake Fluid Reservoir

B. Upper Level Line

C. Lower Level Line

WARNING

Mixing brands and types of brake fluid can reduce the brake system’s effectiveness and cause an accident resulting in injury or death. Do not mix two brands of brake fluid. Change the brake fluid in the brake line completely if the brake fluid must be refilled but the type and brand of the brake fluid that is already in the reservoir are unidentified.

NOTE

First, tighten until slight resistance is felt, which indicates that the cap is seated on the reservoir body, and tighten the cap an additional 1/6 turn while holding the brake fluid reservoir body.

Fluid Level Inspection


A. Reservoir

B. Cap

C. Clockwise

D. 1/6 turn

Fluid Change

Have the brake fluid changed by an authorized Kawasaki dealer.

Fluid Requirement
Use heavy-duty brake fluid only from a container marked DOT4. NOTICE Do not spill brake fluid onto any painted surface. Do not use fluid from a container that has been left open or that has b ...

Front and Rear Brakes
Disc and disc pad wear is automatically compensated for and has no effect on the brake lever or pedal action. So there are no parts that require adjustment on the front and rear brakes. ...

Other materials:

Chain Slack Adjustment
Remove the cotter pin, and loosen the axle nut. Loosen the left and right chain adjuster locknuts. A. Axle Nut B. Cotter Pin C. Adjuster D. Locknut If the chain is too loose, turn out the left and right chain adjusters evenly. If the chain is too tight, turn in the left ...

Key Registration
Case 1: When the ignition key has been lost or additional spare ignition key is required. Prepare a new spare ignition key. Cut the key in accordance with the shape of the current ignition key. Remove the rear seat (see Rear Seat Removal in the Frame chapter). Remove the immobilizer/K ...

Tightening Sequence
Generally, when installing a part with several bolts, nuts, or screws, start them all in their holes and tighten them to a snug fit. Then tighten them according to the specified sequence to prevent case warpage or deformation which can lead to malfunction. Conversely when loosening the bolts, n ...