Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Gasket, O-ring

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / General Information / Before Servicing / Gasket, O-ring

Hardening, shrinkage, or damage of both gaskets and O-rings after disassembly can reduce sealing performance.

Remove old gaskets and clean the sealing surfaces thoroughly so that no gasket material or other material remains.

Install the new gaskets and replace the used O-rings when re-assembling.

Gasket, O-ring


Force
Use common sense during disassembly and assembly, excessive force can cause expensive or hard to repair damage. When necessary, remove screws that have a non -permanent locking agent applied usin ...

Liquid Gasket, Non-permanent Locking Agent
For applications that require Liquid Gasket or a Non-permanent Locking Agent, clean the surfaces so that no oil residue remains before applying liquid gasket or non-permanent locking agent. Do not ...

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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 ...

Air Switching Valve
Air Switching Valve Operation Test Refer to the Air Suction System Damage Inspection in the Periodic Maintenance chapter. Air Switching Valve Unit Test Remove the air switching valve (see Air Switching Valve Removal in the Engine Top End chapter). Set the hand tester [A] to the × 1 ...

Brake Hose and Pipe Replacement
NOTICE Brake fluid quickly ruins painted plastic surfaces; any spilled fluid should be completely washed away immediately. Remove: Upper Fairing Assembly (see Upper Fairing Assembly Removal in the Frame chapter) Brake Hose Fitting Bolt [A] Brake Hose Banjo Bolts [B] Bolt [C] Clamp ...