Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Fuel Tank and Cap Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Fuel System (DFI) / Fuel Tank / Fuel Tank and Cap Inspection

Replace the gasket if it is damaged.

If they are clogged, remove the tank and drain it, and then blow the breather free with compressed air.

Fuel Tank and Cap Inspection


NOTICE

Do not apply compressed air to the air vent holes [D] in the tank cap. This could cause damage and clogging of the labyrinth in the cap.

Fuel Tank Installation
Note the above WARNING (see Fuel Tank Removal). Run the hoses correctly (see Cable, Wire, and Hose Routing section in the Appendix chapter). Check that the dampers [A] are in place on the fue ...

Fuel Tank Cleaning
WARNINGGasoline and low flash-point solvents can be flammable and/or explosive and cause severe burns. Clean the tank in a well-ventilated area, and take care that there are no spa ...

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Tire Air Pressure Inspection
Remove the air valve cap. Measure the tire air pressure with an air pressure gauge [A] when the tires are cold (that is, when the motorcycle has not been ridden more than a mile during the past 3 hours). Install the air valve cap. Adjust the tire air pressure according to the specifi ...

Washing Your Motorcycle
Rinse your bike with cold water from a garden hose to remove any loose dirt. Mix a mild neutral detergent (designed for motorcycles or automobiles) and water in a bucket. Use a soft cloth or sponge to wash your motorcycle. If needed, use a mild degreaser to remove any oil or greas ...

Crankshaft Main Bearing Insert/Journal Wear Inspection
Split the crankcase (see Crankcase Splitting). Cut strips of plastigage to journal width. Place a strip on each journal parallel to the crankshaft installed in the correct position. Tighten the crankcase bolts to the specified torque (see Crankcase Assembly). NOTE Do not turn ...